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Frame by Frame Stop Motion by Tom Gasek

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CHAPTER 5

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Cinematography, Lighting, and Composition1

Chapter Outline

Cameras and Lenses

Camera Controls

Lighting for Animation

Compositional Beginnings and Ends

Cameras and Lenses

We have already established that, at the moment of this writing, digital single-lens reflex still cameras are the standard for shooting alternative stop-motion techniques. Their light weight and small size offer convenience and quality in the shooting environment. They are relatively affordable, with prices that range from $400 to $9000 with the average price around $1500 for a high-quality “pro-sumer” camera. Although Canon and Nikon are leaders in this area, many of ...

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