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The Bare Bones Camera Course for Film and Video, 3rd Edition

The Bare Bones Camera Course for Film and Video, 3rd Edition
Your Price: $19.95 CDN
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Author: Tom Schroeppel & Chuck DeLaney
Publisher: Allworth Press
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 176
Pub. Date: 2015
Edition: 3rd
ISBN-10: 1621535266
ISBN-13: 9781621535263

About the Book:

The Bare Bones Camera Course by filmmaker Tom Schroeppel is a timeless classic with more than 165,000 copies sold.

The Bare Bones Camera Course for Film and Video is used to teach basic film and video techniques by over 700 schools like the University of Southern California, Syracuse University, Vassar College, Boston University, New York University, Vanderbilt University, Stanford University and others. Written by a working professional, The Bare Bones Camera Course is the most user-friendly book available on the subject of film and video production; it reduces the shooting experience to its essence, making complicated concepts easy to grasp. Using simple clear language and more than 150 illustrations, the book explains:

• Exposure
• Lenses
• Composition
• Basic sequence
• Crossing the line
• Lighting
• And much more!

When you finish this book, you will know and understand how to shoot good pictures that will edit together seamlessly in post-production. Originally a self-published underground classic, this revised third edition of The Bare Bones Camera Course for Film and Video, includes added chapters on sound and editing and new exercises by Chuck DeLaney to help put the lessons into practice. The Bare Bones Camera Course rounds out the education of any filmmaker.

What people say:

"The Bare Bones Camera Course is truly, I'll say it again and again, a marvel of clarity and conciseness." — Nestor Almendros, Academy Award Winning Cinematographer: Days of Heaven, Kramer vs Kramer

"Tom Schroeppel's years [of] experience in editing, directing, and camerawork are evident in lucid explanations of function and technique, accompanied by simple but effective graphics that demonstrate classic visual literacy." — Booklist

"The Bare Bones Camera Course is full of a lot of information that you just learn from time and experience. This is the kind of information that new students need." — Myron L. Buzzini, instructor, film and video, California State University, Chico

About the Author:

Tom Schroeppel worked in film and video for than thirty years as a writer, director, cameraman and editor. He also trained news crews at television stations in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Chuck DeLaney is a New York-based professional photographer and writer. He is the for director of the New York Institute of Photography.