|aDigital compositing for film and video /|cSteve Wright.
|aBurlington, MA :|bFocal Press,|c2013, c2010.
|axxi, 490 p. :|bcol. ill. ;|c25 cm. +|e1 DVD (4 3/4 in.)
|aPulling Mattes -- Refining Mattes -- Despill -- The Composite -- CGI compositing -- Blend operations -- Color correction -- Camera effects -- Animation -- Gamma -- Video -- Film -- Log vs. linear -- Log images -- Glossary.
|aThis practical, hands-on guide addresses the problems and difficult choices that professional compositors face on a daily basis. You are presented with tips, techniques, and solutions for dealing with badly shot elements, color artifacts, mismatched lighting and other commonly faced compositing obstacles. Practical, in-depth lessons are featured for bluescreen matte extraction, despill operations, compositing operations, as well as color-corrections. The book is presented entirely in an application-agnostic manner, allowing you to apply lessons learned to your compositing regardless of the software application you are using.