A superb reference on lighting, Placing Shadows discusses virtually everything you need to know about lighting for video...A thorough lighting glossary, including examples, illustrations and a tips section completes this book. Anyone who uses video lights should take a look at Placing Shadows." - Charles Fulton, Videomaker
"Placing Shadows is a basic book with enough depth and good tips on location lighting to warrant adding it to a professional's library. It covers the principles of lighting and the equipment in practical and theoretical terms." - Robert Goodman, Videography
"Placing Shadows: Lighting Techniques for Video Prodution will help you master the art of lighting and shadow placing. Gloman and LeTourneau do an outstanding job of explaining the physics of light and how to manipulate it to achieve the desired effect of the photgrapher. Don't struggle with poor lighting on your next video shoot. [This] could be just the guide you are looking for." - Steve Bosinoff, Videomaker
"...highly pragmatic volume, which provides indispensable advice for the budding cinematographer by mixing the theoretical and the practical." - Ray Zone, American Cinematographer
"An excellent glossary of terms and tips and an appendix of resources for the lighting professional roudn out this highly useful volume." - Ray Zone, American Cinematographer
"Now in a completely updated and expanded second edition, Placing Shadows: Lighting Techniques For Video Production continues to be the best one-volume "how to" guide and reference on the practical fundamentals of studio and on-site location video production lighting techniques. Producer, director, videographer, Chuck Gloman collaborates with independent lighting designer Tom Letourneau to provide a superlative guide that covers every aspect of video lighting from meters and scopes to lamps and reflectors. Placing Shadows is "must" reading for all aspiring video producers and videographers.