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DSLR Cinema: Crafting the Film Look with Large Sensor Video Cameras

DSLR Cinema: Crafting the Film Look with Large Sensor Video Cameras
Your Price: $62.00 CDN
Author: Kurt Lancaster
Publisher: Focal Press
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 294
Pub. Date: 2012
Edition: 2nd
ISBN-10: 0240823737
ISBN-13: 9780240823737

About the Book:

Large sensor video cameras (DSLRs) offer filmmakers an affordable, high-quality image previously impossible without high-end cinema cameras. These video-capable DSLR cameras have revolutionized filmmaking, documentary production, journalism, television, and even Hollywood cinema. The book DSLR Cinema empowers the filmmaker to craft visually stunning images inexpensively.

DSLR Cinema presents insight into different shooting styles and real-world tips and techniques indispensable to any DSLR filmmaker. This updated and expanded edition of DSLR Cinema includes new workflows for Adobe Premier and Final Cut X-from syncing external audio settings to using the right settings. It also covers the workflow for using Technicolor's picture style, CineStyle, designed on consultation with Canon scientists.

DSLR Cinema features case studies of an international cast of cutting edge DSLR shooters, including Philip Bloom, Shane Hurlbut, Bernardo Uzeda, Rii Schroer, Danfun Dennis, and many more. The films are examined in detail, exploring how each exemplifies great storytelling, exceptional visual character, and how you can push the limits of your DSLR.

What people say:

"A huge thank you to Kurt Lancaster for giving a voice to HDSLR in this new trail-blazing book." — Shane Hurlbut, ASC (DP of Terminator Salvation)

"This book should be in every camera bag. A rich, comprehensive, and poetic examination of how filmmakers and cinematographers are creating stunning moving imagery with HDLSRs." — Rodney Charters, ASC (DP of TV series, 24)

"Kurt has written a masterpiece in HDSLR books-something that everyone starting to make a movie should read." — Mitch Aunger, CEO of planet5d

"Out of nowhere, two DSLR cameras came out, and over a period of 18 months, they have been embraced by everyone from Lucasfilm to keen enthusiasts ... This is easily the most exciting time I have experienced in my 20 or so years in the business." — Philip Bloom, DP, Director, Filmmaker

About the Author:

Kurt Lancaster is a digital filmmaker and multimedia producer, creating and presenting documentaries and short fiction that have screened nationally and internationally. He teaches digital filmmaking and documentary at Northern Arizona University, where students shoot with DSLRs, Canon C100s, and Digital Bolex cameras. He has also consulted for the Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper, The Christian Science Monitor, training some of their print journalists in video journalism, as well as shooting and editing documentary journalism pieces.