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Hand Exposure Meter Book: Silverman, Martin S.; Hisrchfeld, Gerald; Shell, Bob

Hand Exposure Meter Book

Silverman, Martin S.; Hisrchfeld, Gerald; Shell, Bob

ISBN 10: 0967152305 / ISBN 13: 9780967152301
Published by Mamiya America Corporation, 1999
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Title: Hand Exposure Meter Book

Publisher: Mamiya America Corporation

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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The Definitive Book on Hand Exposure Meters.
A must read for professional and serious amateur photographers alike!

This book is the first and only one published on this important subject in many decades. Written by four experts, it explains the limitations of cameras with built-in exposure automation, and why modern hand exposure meters are an essential tool for perfect pictures under all conditions.

Subjects covered include:

Why exposure meters can't think and can be fooled.
When and how to use reflected and/or incident light measurement.
Spot metering and metering angle-of-view.
Flash photography, fill-flash, multiple flash.
The importance of exposure meters in cine and video photography.
Plus many more.

Soft cover, 8-1/2 x 11, 92 pages, over 30 color plates, detachable Neutral Grey Card

About the Author:

Martin S. Silverman is a fine-art photographer and writer who has combined his love of creating images, teaching and writing with a long-standing career in the photographic industry. His images have been exhibited in galleries and museums since 1977.

Silverman has been a contributing editor and writer for numerous publications including the International Center of Photography and the Encyclopedia of Photography. He has held teaching positions as Adjunct Professor at New York University, Director of Photographic Education at the New York Botanical Garden, and instructor at Wave Hill Center for Environmental Studies.

Bob Shell has been the editor of Shutterbug Magazine, one of the world's major photographic magazines. he is also on the technical staff of Color Foto, Germany's top photography magazine. He has been on the staff of PhotoPro magazine, Photo Answers (UK), and was Publisher and Editor of PIC magazine in the UK. He has written more than a dozen books on photographic subjects including his very popular Pro-Guide: Mamiya Medium Format Systems and a number of other camera manuals. He works as a technical consultant to the photographic industry and has had input on the design of many photographic products. Bob has also acted as an expert witness in court cases involving photography and in photographic cases in the U.S. Patent Court. He has also acted as a judge in major international photographic competitions.

Jim Zuckerman left his medical studies in 1970 to turn his love of photography into a career. He has taught creative photography at many universities and private schools, including UCLA and Kent State University in Ohio. he has also led international photo tours to destinations such as Burma, Thailand, China, Brazil, Eastern Europe, Spain, Alaska, Greece and the American Southwest. Zuckerman specializes in wildlife and nature photography, photo- and electron microscopy, and digital effects.

He is the author of six photography books:
* Visual Impact
* The Professional Photographer's Guide to Shooting and Selling Nature and Wildlife photos
* Outstanding Special Effects Photography on a Limited Budget
* Techniques of Natural Light Photography
* Jim Zuckerman's Secrets of Color in Photography
* Fantasy Nudes

His work has been used for packaging, advertising, and editorial layouts in thirty countries around the world. Zuckerman's images have also appeared in calendars, posters, greeting cards and corporate publications. His stock photography is represented by Corbis, based in Bellevue, Washington.

Gerald Hirschfeld, ASC has made over fifty feature theatrical films throughout the world. His work on "Young Frankenstein" was recently honored in Hollywood at the 25th Anniversary celebration of the film. In 1990 he was nominated for the ACE Award for cinematography for the mini-series, "The Neon Empire," made for Showtime. He's been a member of the International Cinematographers Guild for over 50 years. A member of the America Society of Cinematographers (ASC) for the past 48 years. He's the recipient of the Billy Bitzer Award bestowed by the New York cameraman's union for bringing honor to the union. His book, "Image Control - Motion Picture and Video Camera Filters and Lab Techniques" was awarded a prize for excellence by the Krazna-Kraus Foundation which honored him at The Museum of the Moving Image in London, England. For five years he taught Film Techniques and Lighting at the International Film & Video Workshops at Rockport, Maine and became their Filmmaker in Residence. At present he holds special lighting seminars at leading universities and teaches Basic Cinematography at Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon, where he now lives and writes screenplays.

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