Thursday, June 9, 2011

Class 2 - Thursday, June 9

Reversal Film Stock; Camera and lens characteristics; Exposure control; Cinematography concepts; depth-of –field; Bolex H16RX Camera; Sekonic light meter

Assignment: Read Ascher & Pincus Chapters 2 & 3

Begin planning & shooting DOCUMENT project

DOCUMENT PROJECT: Working individually or in pairs, students will document a subject of their choice using a single roll of 16mm Kodak TRI-X black and white reversal film. Use a variety of shot sizes and lens focal lengths to describe and bring out some unusual aspects of your subject. Keep your subject in focus and correctly exposed. Finished projects should be 1-2 minutes total running time. Works in progress will be viewed on June 23 and finished projects are DUE on June 28.

Bolex Shutter Speeds with Sekonic Meter setting:

Download a Sekonic L-398 Light Meter Quick InstructionsHERE.

Download a Bolex H-16 manual HERE.

Here is a video demo I made on loading the Bolex camera. Click HERE to watch on Youtube because it is cropped on this blogsite.

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