PART I: A New Way to Tell StoriesChapter 1: So You Want to Make Movies? An Evolution of an Art FormChapter 2: Sequential Images: It's No Longer Just About the ShotChapter 3: Before You Roll: Planning for the ShootChapter 4: Understanding Video: A Crash Course in Picture and SoundPART II: Cinematic LightingChapter 5: Playing with the Light: Bringing Your Subject to LifeChapter 6: Using What You Got: Making the Most of Available LightPROFILE: Bob Krist Chapter 7: Budget Lighting: Make it Good, Fast, and CheapChapter 8: Compact Lighting: Compact and Lightweight SolutionsPROFILE: Syl ArenaPART III: Gearing Up for Motion and SoundChapter 9: Camera Body: What to Choose When It's Video You WantChapter 10: Selecting Lenses: Cinema Has Different Demands On Your GlassPROFILE: Chelsea NicoleChapter 11: Basic Camera Support: Get a Steady ShotChapter 12: Advanced Camera Support: Putting the Camera Into MotionPROFILE: James LongleyChapter 13: Audio is Half the Story: Great Sound is EssentialChapter 14: Field Storage: Capture SecurelyPART IV: Post ProductionChapter 15: Media ManagementChapter 16: Editing Picture and SoundChapter 17: Color GradingChapter 18: Publishing Your VideoPART V: Advanced TechniquesChapter 19: Stop Motion PhotographyChapter 20: Time-lapse Photography
James Ball is a director of photography for HBO, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, and PBS (onlinejamesball.com). His work ranges from feature-length documentary projects to dramatic features to corporate projects.Robbie Carman is a professional colorist who works on broadcast television series. He is a principal at Amigo Media (amigomediallc.com), a well-known trainer, author, and speaker at industry conferences, and the Creative COW forum host for DSLR video and Apple Color.Matt Gottshalk is the principal of McGee Digital Media (mcgeedigital.com), which specializes in cinema-style HD production and post. He is a lighting director and camera assistant for a variety of clients and an active member of the dvxuser.com community.Richard Harrington is a director and editor. He is a Creative COW forum leader, a member of the NAPP Instructor Dream Team, and a popular author, trainer, and speaker.
"If you've been looking for the one book that teaches you how to bring DSLR video into your workflow, this is the only one on the topic I'm telling my friends to buy."-Scott Kelby, photographer, author, president of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP)"Whether you're a seasoned professional or a novice still photographer...this book has the answers you need, even if you don't know you need them yet."- Scott Bourne, Publisher, Photofocus.com