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Camera Dept Terminology

Updated: Mar 31

Cameras are common in live event production, now more than ever with the increasing popularity of virtual events. Digital content is captured for a variety of reasons including image magnification, broadcast, post-production editing or archival purpose, just to name a few.

Camera Operator Direction

Ready Next camera to be cut (live) to program out Standby Next camera to be dissolved (live) to program out Take/Cut Ready camera is quickly cut to program out Dissolve/Mix Standby camera is slowly dissolved to program out

Camera Movements

Composition/Framing

Camera Mechanisms