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New book offers guidance on craft of shooting video

"Video Shooter," from Barry Braverman and CMP Books, offers insights on the craft and technology of video acquisition for the professional.

Aspiring camera operators can master the craft of acquiring footage with the help of a new book from author Barry Braverman.

Braverman, a veteran director of photography with more than 20 years of experience, offers his insights into the craft in his new book, “Video Shooter,” from CMP Books.

Braverman offers his knowledge to help new camera operators select and use the right camera and accessories, as well as master the techniques and tools of the trade to succeed in telling a story with video.

Topics include equipment selection, camera setup and operation, shooting techniques and working with lighting and audio. The book focuses on using popular 3-CCD DV and HDV cameras and offers guidance on DVD output.

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