Definitions for cinematographer
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word cinematographer
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
cin•e•ma•tog•ra•phyˌsɪn ə məˈtɒg rə fi(n.)
the art or technique of motion-picture photography.
Category: Motion Pictures, Showbiz
Origin of cinematography:
cameraman, camera operator, cinematographer(noun)
a photographer who operates a movie camera
the making of motion pictures
a photographer who operates a movie camera, or who oversees the operations of the cameras and lighting when making a film
A cinematographer is the chief over the camera and lighting crews working on a film, and responsible for achieving artistic and technical decisions related to the image. The study and practice of this field is referred to as cinematography.
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