-- A new opening chapter which covers the basics of cinematography
-- Complete checklists for camera equipment, filters and expendables
-- New section containing useful tables including footage-to-time and time-to-footage conversions
-- New section containing many illustrations of the currently used professional 16mm and 35mm camera systems and magazines.
The Camera Assistant's Manual, Second Edition, is essential reading not only for the beginner but also for the experienced camera assistant. For the beginner, it contains complete descriptions of all aspects of the jobs of first and second assistant cameraman, as well as a new chapter on the basics of cinematography. For the experienced camera assistant, it continues to be a complete reference source dealing with all aspects of the job.