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Lenses and light

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Summary:Demonstrates the 3 decisions a director must make before the start of every shot: the position of the camera, its height, and the focal length of the lens. Illustrates how lenses affect the apparent speed of movement on the film. Provides examples of focus pulling and the effect of light on image and depth of field.
Contributor:England, Miles
Provider:British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:Europe
Place of origin – Country:United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Place of origin – Region:England
Topical subjects:Television Production and direction
Television cameras
Photographic lenses
Television Lighting
Credits:Host, Miles England. Cameraman, Chris Hartley ; editor, Christine Booth ; music, Jack Point.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Broadcasting, Communications
Science, Technology
Films@UM Browse terms:Science, Technology, and Math
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