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  Camera Work

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Version Tutorial Name Author Comments
         
Digital Cinematography and Directing by Dan Ablan
[digital] Cinematography and Directing is unlike any other cinematography or directing book you've seen. This book was written entirely for 3D animators. Based on real-world photographic and cinematic principles, it teaches you essential skills and concepts that you can apply to any industry 3D application, such as LightWave 3D, Softimage XSI, 3ds max, CINEMA 4D, Maya, and other leading programs. This book does not focus on using software but rather teaches you how to understand and use the camera within your 3D application
         

Cinematography

         
Mar 2009 9.0 Autofocus expression by John Einselen  
Mar 2009 9.2 Advanced View Camera for High Rez Rendering by Thomas Mangold Direct link to a PDF
Mar 2008 8.5 Mask Options - What for and how it works by Michael Jabbour  
Mar 2008 8.5 Mask Options - Wozu und was bedeuten die Einträge? by Michael Jabbour German
Feb 2008 9.3 Introduction to the Limited Region and Mask options by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Jan 2008 9.3 Introduction to the Target Item option by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Jan 2008 9.3 Introduction to the Image Control Panel for the Image Viewer by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Jan 2008 9.2 New View Camera by Thomas Mangold This is a direct link to a pdf file.
Jan 2008 9.3 Creating a hand-held camera motion by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
Jan 2008 9.3 Introduction to Toggle Backdrop On/Off by Proton This is a direct link to a video tutorial on Newtek's FTP server.
July 12 9.2 Motion Blur and Depth of Field in LW9 by Steve Warner  
Jan 2007 8.5 Rendering with Realism by Jason Clark  
Oct 2006   Rendering tutorial pdf for going high res by Pancho on Spinquad forums
July 2006   Advanced Camera Tools Creating a New Camera by Newtek Version 9 Demo Video
Apr 2006 9.0 ACT Custom Lenses by Newtek by Newtek  
Feb 2006 9.0 Orthographic Camera Video by Newtek  
Feb 2006 9.0 Surface  Baking Camera by Newtek Version 9 Demo Video
Feb 2006 9.0 Classic and Perspective Camera by Newtek Version 9 Demo Video
Feb 2006 9.0 Advanced Camera Tools by Newtek Version 9 Demo Video
Feb 2006 9.0 Camera Overview by Newtek Version 9 Demo Video
Jan 2006 8.0 Matching Bryce Backgrounds in LightWave by Robin Wood  
Sept 2005 8.3 Mask Options - What for and How it Works by Michael Jabbour English and German - How the mask option in the camera panel works
July 2004
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7.5 Depth of Field Control Using Two Nulls   by Joshua Albers  
Feb 2004   LightWave and DOF (Depth of Field) by dbki  
July 2003 7.5 The Rule of Thirds by digiwonk.com Go to the tutorials section
  General Camera Basics by Stephen Schleicher An overview of other camera basics such as depth of field.
  All Versions Camera Zoom by J.L. White Basic keyframing of a camera to acheive a fake zoom.
July 2003
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7.5 Rostrum Camera by Newtek  
June 2003
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7.5 Depth of Field using Digital Confusion by Newtek  
  7.5 Baking Camera Motions for 3D Export by Al Street  
  7.5 Exporting LightWave Camera zoom to After Effects by Al Street  
DOWN   Fake Camera Movement with Compositing by Eki Halkka  
  General The Mill's widescreen website by The Mill Information on the widescreen format
    Depth of Field in Reflections by Jim May  
DOWN   LightWave[6] NoteBook Vector Blur by Gregory Duquesne  

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Compositing (In LightWave)

         
Jan 2007 LW and AE LightWave Camera to After Effects using POIcam_AEpro by Al Street  
Oct 2005 8.0 Using LightWave RLA Exports in After Effects by Doug Planet  
Oct 2005 8.0 Comment combiner de la 3D et une photo by Da Duke French (Translation by frenchwave.org)
July 2004
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7.5 Compositing 3D into Live Action Video  by Darrell Claunch  
Jan 2004   Virtual Set Extension Tutorial by 2nd Nature  
June 2003 7.5 Lightwave Multipass Render Setup by G-3D  
  7.5 Front Projection by SimplyLightwave Points Required (Payment)
  7.5 combine photo and cg by dbki.org  
    Compositing using L6.0 by Mike King  
    Fixed Front Projection In LightWave 65 by Kevin Phillips  
    Compositing a LightSaber by Morten Moen  
    combine photo and cg by 3D-gfx  
DOWN   The On-Location setup, ComposIting in LightWave by Eki Halkka (Build a quick craft and fly it through some trees)

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