books on special effects? at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > And Now, For Something Completely Different... > The Archives > Read About It

Read About It
Some old-fashioned book-learnin' will do you some good.


 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old February 21st, 2005, 07:37 PM   #1
Major Player
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: kentucky, USA
Posts: 429
books on special effects?

anyone know any good books on special effects that include
forced perspectives, blue/green screen use, etc. thanks, steve
Steve Witt is offline  
Old February 23rd, 2005, 02:54 AM   #2
RED Code Chef
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Holland
Posts: 12,514
Are you talking about general talk or specific on how to do these
effects? Usually the books on the latter subject are written for
a specific program like After Effects or Combustion etc.

The trick to blue and greenscreen is (even) lighting and seperating
the foreground from the background. Do a search on DVi here with
on words like blue and green and you should find some threads
that discuss that in more depth.

If you are looking for general information a magazine called
Cinefex is a well known mag that discusses special effects movies
and how they did those effects for big-budget movies.
__________________

Rob Lohman, visuar@iname.com
DV Info Wrangler & RED Code Chef

Join the DV Challenge | Lady X

Search DVinfo.net for quick answers | Buy from the best: DVinfo.net sponsors
Rob Lohman is offline  
 

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Professional Video
(800) 833-4801
Portland, OR

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Z.G.C.
(973) 335-4460
Mountain Lakes, NJ

Abel Cine Tech
(888) 700-4416
N.Y. NY & L.A. CA

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > And Now, For Something Completely Different... > The Archives > Read About It

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 



Google
 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:15 PM.


DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2017 The Digital Video Information Network