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If you don't know a tota light from a omni from a soft box or a fresnel; if you are unsure how to light a scene to achieve a particular look; if you think that lighting for a night shoot is to simply take your cam out at night and press 'record', if you fail to understand the difference between hard and soft light or find lighting terminology undecipherable, than this book is a must. Even if you already know all those things there are excellent and useful chapters for the advanced shooter and lighting tech covering low budget setups, advanced lighting setups." - Steve Douglas, kenstone.net
Jackman's books are great. Technical and practical and unassuming. Written for those at all levels, easy to understand, informative and eminently practical in its approach.Published 9 months ago by Roger Snowden
We - Movement Arts Institute - are a small tai chi school in Central Pennsylvania. Previously we made practice DVDs for students. They were decidedly "home" productions. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Andrew Baker
Lighting is critical to good video, and it's not so easy.
If you're a serious amateur or a professional, and you want to invest a few hours in this all-important... Read more
The book was in great condition, it actually is brand new, well I hope it is, that's what I ordered, but looks brand new. Even smells brand new! :DPublished on June 10, 2012 by Macky
You never know how important lighting is until you are embarrassed by an unprofessional looking project. This book is easy to read and understand. Read morePublished on November 17, 2011 by Shannon Lastowski
excellent overview of how to light for television and for video, but we still photographers can also get great ideas and essential strategies from this one book, well written and... Read morePublished on October 21, 2011 by C. Scanlon
This is a great book. Author Jackman has covered just about every possible lighting situation that can crop up, and proposes a solution, or a number of solutions. Read morePublished on April 21, 2011 by Scott FS
Enhance the visual quality of your motion pictures and digital videos with a solid understanding of lighting fundamentals. Read morePublished on April 14, 2011 by Jackie Morton
For those interested in the more technical aspects of television lighting, this is a very nice primer. Read morePublished on November 24, 2010 by Alyssa A. Lappen