Basics - A Beginner's Guide to Lighting Design
A Beginner's Guide to Lighting Design contents: THE CONCEPT: What Format is Your Lighting Going to Be?; A Lighting Coverage; Can You Do It?; Are You an Artist?; Is it Your Design?; Teamwork; Decisions Concerning Style; Design Without Artistry?; A Reality Check; Something Else to Consider; Lanterns:Information for the First-Time Designer; Time; Your Concepts; A Conceptional Exercise; Expectations; Equipment in Your Thoughts and Planning PRACTICAL MATTERS: Positions and Angles; A Focus Coverage; More Coverage; Examples; More Details on the Lighting Coverage; The 'Critical Focus'; The Standard Rig and Focus; Real Practical Matters; Color; More Practical Focus Issues RELATED ISSUES: What to Use and Where; What Dimmers and Control Can Do For You; Plotting, The Lighting Technical; Talk of Teamwork Again: a Nostalgic View; The Dress Rehearsal THE DESIGN INTO PRACTICE: Your Rig Plan; Surprises!; Homework; External Influences. ©2006.