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Lighting Technology By Brian Fitt

Lighting Technology

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This text presents a comprehensive guide to the basic theory and practice of lighting. For lighting practitioners involved with the stage, film, television or photography, this volume provides technical and reference data including a comparison table for 1000 colour filters.
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Lighting Technology: A guide for the entertainment industry. by Brian Fitt

Lighting Technology is a comprehensive guide to the basic theory and practice of lighting. It collects together in one volume a wealth of technical detail and reference data for the lighting industry. If you are a lighting practitioner involved with the stage, film, television or still photography you will find this book a handy reference source unrivalled in its scope of information.


The authors are eminently qualified to write this book. Brian Fitt spent 13 years in the BBC's Television operation department, followed by 20 years in Planning and Installation department. he was responsible for writing the BBC luminaire and dimmer specifications and is now a technical consultant for international broadcasters. Joe Thornley has worked with all the major lighting manufacturers on numerous projects in television, theatre and film studios and is now a consultant engineer.

Formerly 'Lighting by Design', this book has been completely revised to include:
* the latest advances in lighting technology
* additional information on lighting theory
* up-to-date information on European safety legislation
* greater detail on the control of light
* a new layout making information easier to access

Keep this book handy if you are looking for:
* a thorough coverage of the latest equipment
* unique insights into design requirements
* advice on contracts and purchasing equipment
* Brings you up-to-date withthe latest safety regulations
* There is also a unique colour filter comparison table including 1000 colour filters from leading manufacturers.

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Lighting Technology Reviews


Reviews of the previous edition:
'This book is a comprehensive tome on all matters lighting...a text book in the classic sense of the word'
Lighting and Sound International
'A comprehensive textbook which is unique in its breadth of description of the technical side of a lighting system.'
Lights!
'It is a useful reference guide for all lighting technicians, and for the
student, a book to seek out in the college library. Highly recommended.'
Geoffrey Joyce

This Edition:-
'... its uniquely qualified authors have comprehensively revised and updated this book ... An essential vade-mecum for anyone involved in this field.'
CIBSE Lighting Division Newsletter, August 1997

'This book is a comprehensive guide to the basic theory and practice of
lighting. It collects togeher in one volume a wealth of technical detail
and reference data for the lighting industry'

'I found the book absorbing. Lighting Technology is a guide for the entertainment industry....The detail and presentation is impressive.....highly recommended'
ABTT UPDATE

Table of Contents


Contents: Theory of Light; Light measurements; Light sources; Luminaires; Lighting suspension systems; Lighting the subject; Dimming and control; Operational procedures; Stage and studio technical design; Automated lighting systems; Electrical distribution; Working lights and emergency systems; Tendering contracts and purchasing; Servicing maintenance and hired equipment; Safety

Additional information

GOR003758134
Lighting Technology: A guide for the entertainment industry. by Brian Fitt
Brian Fitt
Used - Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1996-12-16
420
0240514491
9780240514499
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.