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AC Manual — 10th Ed. (2-volume paperback)

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Edited by Michael Goi, ASC

Known as "The Filmmaker's Bible" for decades, the American Cinematographer Manual is now in its 10th edition. Edited by Michael Goi, ASC, this edition is more comprehensive than ever, covering many aspects of digital cinematography for the first time.

Among the features are:

  • Digital concepts and terminology

  • Prosumer cameras in professional use

  • Previsualization

  • 3-D imaging

  • LED lighting fixtures

  • Improve your workflow with the Academy Color Encoding Specification (ACES)

  • Digital camera prep
  • Comparisons of film formats

  • Anamorphic cinematography

  • Exposure meters, lenses,
    cameras & camera-support systems

  • Camera-stabilizing systems

  • Day-for-night, infrared and ultraviolet cinematography

  • Aerial, underwater, Arctic & tropical cinematography

  • Filming TV and computer monitors

  • Digital postproduction

  • The ASC Color Decision List (CDL)

  • The laboratory: emulsion testing, finding a printer light,
    adjusting printer lights to match sample clips

  • Optical printing

  • Motion-control cinematography

  • Working with greenscreen, blue screen &
    traveling mattes

  • Miniatures: photography and in-camera compositing

  • Light sources and lighting filters

  • Safety on the set

  • Mobile apps for production

  • More than 100 charts for depth-of-field, field-of-view,
    formulas, film stocks, shutter speeds, T-stop compensation,
    color balancing, etc.

Additional Info
    • Publisher: ASC Press
    • ISBN#: 978-1-4675-6832-6