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Digital Video Surveillance and Security, 2nd Edition

Digital Video Surveillance and Security, 2nd Edition

By: Anthony C. Caputo

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

Publication Date: 18-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 20-APR-2014

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The use of digital surveillance technology is rapidly growing as it becomes significantly cheaper for live and remote monitoring. The second edition of Digital Video Surveillance and Security provides the most current and complete reference for security professionals and consultants as they plan, design, and implement surveillance systems to secure their places of business. By providing the necessary explanations of terms, concepts, and technological capabilities, this revised edition addresses the newest technologies and solutions available on the market today. With clear...

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TV White Space Spectrum Technologies: Regulations, Standards, and Applications

TV White Space Spectrum Technologies: Regulations, Standards, and Applications

By: Rashid Saeed; Stephen Shellhammer

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 21-DEC-2011

Insert Date: 19-APR-2014

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This book explains the TV white space concept and looks at how these spaces can be used to bring new applications and uses to customers. The text provides an extensive survey of this new technology, exploring various application areas as well as open areas for research. In addition, it discusses business opportunities and addresses deployment challenges. The book also covers regulations and system requirements. Other topics discussed include collaborative sensing, spectrum sharing, and interoperability. ...

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The Art of the Documentary: Fifteen Conversations with Leading Directors, Cinematographers, Editors, and Producers, Second Edition

The Art of the Documentary: Fifteen Conversations with Leading Directors, Cinematographers, Editors, and Producers, Second Edition

By: Megan Cunningham

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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Documentary filmmaking is a powerful and vital element to our society,  and those who are responsible for bringing real stories and issues to a creative medium often have an uncanny ability to make a deep connection to us with their art. Legendary directors and cinematographers such as the Maysles brothers, D.A. Pennabaker & Chris Hegedus, Errol Morris, or Ken Burns have vividly made their marks in recent decades and continue to inspire those who enter the field. Inexpensive video camera equipment and video editing software have helped fuel a new wave of truth-tellers, bringing the tools of...

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Digital Cinematography

Digital Cinematography

By: David Stump

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 21-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 01-APR-2014

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With the shift from film to digital, a new view of the future of cinematography has emerged. Today’s successful cinematographer must be equal parts artist, technician, and business-person. The cinematographer needs to master the arts of lighting, composition, framing and other aesthetic considerations, as well as the technology of digital cameras, recorders, and workflows, and must know how to choose the right tools (within their budget) to get the job done. David Stump’s  Digital Cinematography  focusses primarily on the tools and technology of the trade, looking at how digital cameras...

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Hands-on Manual for Cinematographers, 2nd Edition

Hands-on Manual for Cinematographers, 2nd Edition

By: David Samuelson

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 26-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 27-MAR-2014

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The "Hands On" Manual for Cinematographers contains a wealth of information, theory, diagrams and tables on all aspects of cinematography. Widely recognised as the "Cinematographer's Bible" the book is organised in a unique manner for easy reference on location, and remains an essential component of the cameraman's box. Everything you need to know about cinematography can be found in this book - from camera choice, maintenance and threading diagrams; to electricity on location, equipment checklists, film stock, lenses, light and colour. Of particular use will be the mathematics,...

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DSLR Cinema, 2nd Edition

DSLR Cinema, 2nd Edition

By: Kurt Lancaster

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 07-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 15-MAR-2014

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A filmmaker's guide to crafting cinema-quality films with hybrid DSLR cameras! ...

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High Definition Cinematography, 3rd Edition

High Definition Cinematography, 3rd Edition

By: Paul Wheeler

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 20-MAR-2009

Insert Date: 13-MAR-2014

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High-definition is now ubiquitous in video production and High Definition Cinematography, Third Edition provides the explanations, definitions, and workflows that today's cinematographers and camera operators need to make the transition. Paul Wheeler will explain the high-definition process, suggest the best methods for filming, and help you choose the right camera and equipment for your crew with this comprehensive book. You'll also learn the different formats and when best to use them, how to create specific looks for different venues, and learn how to operate a wide variety of popular...

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Motion Picture and Video Lighting, 2nd Edition

Motion Picture and Video Lighting, 2nd Edition

By: Blain Brown

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 05-SEP-2007

Insert Date: 12-MAR-2014

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The bible for film and video lighting...

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The Producer's Business Handbook, 2nd Edition

The Producer's Business Handbook, 2nd Edition

By: John J. Lee, Jr.; Rob Holt

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 04-OCT-2005

Insert Date: 11-MAR-2014

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Provides a tried and true model for making a successful business of independent filmmaking!...

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Cinema Raw

Cinema Raw

By: Kurt Lancaster

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 05-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 06-MAR-2014

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With the next generation of raw cinema cameras you can finally shoot professionally with uncompressed raw motion pictures—without compromising your image or your budget. In Cinema Raw: Shooting and Color Grading with the Ikonoskop, Digital Bolex, and Blackmagic Cinema Cameras , Lancaster takes you through the birth of these new cameras and includes an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Digital Bolex. He field tests each camera and discusses the importance of shooting in raw and guides you through the raw color grading process so you can create stunning films. Interviews with...

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Directing, 5th Edition

Directing, 5th Edition

By: Michael Rabiger; Mick Hurbis-Cherrier

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 11-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 06-MAR-2014

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This comprehensive manual has inspired tens of thousands of readers worldwide to realize their artistic vision and produce well-constructed films. Filled with practical advice on every stage of production, this is the book you will return to throughout your career.  Directing covers the methods, technologies, thought processes, and judgments that a director must use throughout the fascinating process of making a film. The core of the book is the human, psychological, and technical knowledge that every director needs, the enduring elements of the craft that remain vital. Directing ...

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Making Media, 3rd Edition

Making Media, 3rd Edition

By: Jan Roberts-Breslin

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 04-MAR-2014

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Making Media takes the media production process and deconstructs it into its most basic components. Students will learn the basic concepts of media production: frame, sound, light, time, motion, sequencing, etc., and be able to apply them to any medium they choose. They will also become well grounded in the digital work environment and the tools required to produce media in the digital age. The companion Web site provides interactive exercises for each chapter, allowing students to explore the process of media production. The text is heavily illustrated and complete with sidebar...

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Dirige tu vida

Dirige tu vida

By: Javier Reyero; Álvaro Merino

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 28-FEB-2014

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Dirige tu vida habla de cinco películas singulares. Pero no es un libro de cine. Es algo más: un libro de película escrito por el reconocido periodista, conferenciante y comunicador Javier Reyero y el formador en competencias emocionales Álvaro Merino, que han unido su experiencia en la formación a ejecutivos para descubrirnos que el cine, además de distraernos, refuerza conceptos como el trabajo en equipo, la resiliencia, el liderazgo transformador o la negociación. Para ello ambos autores han escogido cinco películas universales que contienen secuencias impactantes e inspiradoras:...

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Avid Uncut

Avid Uncut

By: Steve Hullfish

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 24-FEB-2014

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Leverage the full power of Avid Media Composer with this essential guide from an Avid guru. Master timesaving tricks and techniques that utilize the latest Media Composer features and state-of-the-art workflows. Learn the secrets of the postproduction professionals from box office blockbusters like Harry Potter , I am Legend , Dark Shadows , Men in Black II , Charlie’s Angels , 42 , and The Last of the Mohicans , as well as primetime hits like SMASH , Big Bang Theory , Weeds , The Mindy Project , and MythBusters . In Avid Uncut , Steve Hullfish taps into the expertise...

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Compositing Visual Effects, 2nd Edition

Compositing Visual Effects, 2nd Edition

By: Steve Wright

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 17-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 18-FEB-2014

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Put the essential concepts and techniques of digital compositing to work for you without the need of a single mathematical equation. Compositing Visual Effects is lavishly illustrated with hundreds of film shots, figures, illustrations, and diagrams to help the visual reader gain a valuable vocabulary and understanding of the full range of visual effects, in which digital compositing plays a key role. Beginning with an inspirational tour of the scope and magnitude of digital compositing, you get a solid overview of the kinds of digital effects routinely executed today. See how CGI is...

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The Insider's Guide to Independent Film Distribution, 2nd Edition

The Insider's Guide to Independent Film Distribution, 2nd Edition

By: Stacey Parks

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 12-NOV-2012

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Innovation in technology means that almost anyone can make an independent film these days. Although this may be good news for aspiring filmmakers, it also means that the oversupply of independent films on the market has caused acquisition prices to dramatically decrease. As a result, producers and investors rarely recover their initial investment in the films they make. But don't be discouraged! Use this book to learn the realities of the market in advance and map out a winning distribution plan. This comprehensive manual for filmmakers and producers dedicated to film distribution and...

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Nuke 101: Professional Compositing and Visual Effects, Second Edition

Nuke 101: Professional Compositing and Visual Effects, Second Edition

By: Ron Ganbar

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 14-FEB-2014

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This start-to-finish, complete guide to Nuke will give you the foundations on the state-of-the-art visual effects software used by professionals in the film and television industries. Along with the hard-won advice and techniques from expert compositor and teacher Ron Ganbar, each chapter covers a complete lesson in the fundamentals, with step-by-step instructions included so you can easily follow along and start using the program right away. The projects used throughout the book are based on real-world examples of professional productions and project files are included with each chapter so...

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The After Effects Illusionist, 2nd Edition

The After Effects Illusionist, 2nd Edition

By: Chad Perkins

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 26-APR-2013

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First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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Apple Pro Training Series- Final Cut Pro X 10.1

Apple Pro Training Series- Final Cut Pro X 10.1

By: Brendan Boykin

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 16-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 11-FEB-2014

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The Apple-Certified Way to Learn This all-new guide presents a real-world workflow from raw media to finished project to demonstrate the features of Final Cut Pro X and the practical techniques you will use in editing projects. Using professionally acquired media, you’ll utilize the same tools and editing techniques used by editors worldwide in this revolutionary editing software. Renowned editor and master trainer Brendan Boykin starts with basic video editing techniques and takes you all the way through Final Cut Pro’s powerful features.   The lessons start as real world as it gets–with...

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The Hasselblad Manual, 7th Edition

The Hasselblad Manual, 7th Edition

By: Ernst Wildi

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 03-SEP-2008

Insert Date: 28-JAN-2014

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Discover the great advantages and benefits of working in the medium film format or with the large digital sensor units in Hasselblad digital cameras and digital backs. Presented in an easily accessible format, this book shows the working and manipulation of the various cameras. Detailed illustrations dissect the equipment and provide insight into the ways in which these superb cameras and lenses are best utilized to create professional quality images. This edition of the Manual will bring you up to date with the latest features available within the popular Hasselblad camera systems...