What does cameraman mean?

Definitions for cameraman
ˈkæm ər əˌmæn, -mən, ˈkæm rə-; -ˌmɛn, -məncam·era·man

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word cameraman.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cameraman, camera operator, cinematographernoun

    a photographer who operates a movie camera

Wiktionary

  1. cameramannoun

    Somebody who operates a movie camera or television camera.

  2. Etymology: From camera + man

Wikipedia

  1. cameraman

    A camera operator, or depending on the context cameraman or camerawoman, is a professional operator of a film camera or video camera as part of a film crew. The term "cameraman" does not imply that a male is performing the task.In filmmaking, the cinematographer or director of photography (DP or DoP) is sometimes called lighting cameraman or first cameraman. The DP may operate the camera themselves, or enlist the aid of a camera operator or second cameraman to operate it or set the controls. The first assistant cameraman (1st AC), also known as a focus puller, is responsible for maintenance of the camera, such as clearing dirt from the film gate and adjusting the follow focus. A second assistant cameraman (2nd AC), also known as a clapper loader, might be employed to load film, slate scenes, or maintain the camera report (a log of scenes, takes, rolls, photographic filters used, and other production data).A camera operator in a video production may be known by titles like television camera operator, video camera operator, or videographer, depending on the context and technology involved, usually operating a professional video camera. As of 2016, there were approximately 59,300 television, video, and motion picture camera operators employed in the United States.Important camera operator skills include choreographing and framing shots, knowledge of and the ability to select appropriate camera lenses, and other equipment (dollies, camera cranes, etc.) to portray dramatic scenes. The principles of dramatic story telling and film editing fundamentals are important skills as well. The camera operator is required to communicate clearly and concisely on sets where time and film budget constraints are ever present.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce cameraman?

How to say cameraman in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cameraman in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cameraman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of cameraman in a Sentence

  1. Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images:

    I needed to take a break, we worked hard for 10 years. Im the executive producer of my show so I produce the show, shoot the show, work onthe show and we only work with my construction guys and one cameraman so its not like we got this huge production.

  2. Veryan Khan:

    Islamic State has been revolutionary in using the green screen technique, most likely to limit exposure to drones [and] satellite [locating of] their operations, the producer probably required that only the cameraman and his assistant be present for the outdoor frames. Later, in post production, the editors dropped in the executions.

  3. Rochelle Herman:

    He told me that he thought middle school girls were so hot, i was in shock ... I actually was questioning, 'Did I really just hear what I think I heard?' I looked over at my cameraman ... and he was just astounded.

  4. Luke Nikas:

    The information that has been revealed by the authorities demonstrates, once again, that Mr. Baldwin acted responsibly and did not have control over any production issues that were identified in the OSHA report, additionally, the interviews and affidavits disclosed today continue to corroborate Mr. Baldwin's description of the events -- including an affidavit from the Detective stating that the cameraman, who was standing next to Ms. Matthew Hutchins and Mr. Souza at the time of the accident, confirmed that Mr. Baldwin was' very careful' with guns on the set.

  5. Said Josh:

    I don’t even watch the news anymore because I ca n’t imagine what those people are going through at one point Said Josh had the entire U.S. military protecting them, and then they were gone. And then another group of guys, ISIS, came in and just started slaughtering them by the thousands. And there is nowhere to run. I couldn't imagine that. And I sit at home. The war drew down. The war technically ended for conventional warfare which put me and my brother basically out of a job. I'm still able to fight and the opportunity arose … James lit the fire … and I'm going. That’s it. I need to help out. James, 23, is the baby of the bunch, the only member of the family with blue eyes. He also served two tours in Afghanistan as an infantryman and registered for college when he got home. But James said he still had a burning desire to serve, and wanted to gain experience as a combat cameraman. So nearly a year ago, he started planning a trip to Kurdistan in northern Iraq to document the fight. After months of discussions with his brother and father, the mission evolved. They decided they ’d all go together and film what they could, but their new goal was to help defeat some of the most dangerous and ruthless men on the planet.

Popularity rank by frequency of use

cameraman#10000#38179#100000

Translations for cameraman

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for cameraman »

Translation

Find a translation for the cameraman definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"cameraman." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 26 Mar. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/cameraman>.

Discuss these cameraman definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good definition for cameraman? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    find repugnant
    • A. render
    • B. denudate
    • C. abhor
    • D. elaborate

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for cameraman: