Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull: A Photographic Journal is a book released in 2008 which collects the images taken during the making of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull by unit photographer David James. Accompanying the photographs are James' notes which provide explanation and context for the scenes depicted.
Go behind the scenes—with Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Harrison Ford Cate Blanchett, and Shia LaBeouf—to experience the action of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.Thanks to an immersive firsthand visual account, readers will experience life as one of Spielberg's production "family".
From the camera of David James—Spielberg's trusted unit photographer since Schindler's List (1993)—comes Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull: A Photographic Journal. Inside, readers will discover details about exotic, elaborate environments such as the Nazca cemetery and Doom Town sets, and share private moments with all the cast and crew.
- Over 200 behind-the-scenes photos, featuring Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas
- A personal account of the 80-day shoot
- Firsthand insight into Spielberg's shot composition, director of photography Janusz Kaminski's lighting, Guy Hendrix Dyas' production design and all of the daring stunts from the film
- And much, much more ...
- Convoy to Hangar 51
- Rocket Sled & Doom Town
- Marshall College
- Gateway to the Amazon
- Jungle Chase
- The Lost Temple of Akator
- A Family Affair