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Television Production, 16th Edition by Jim Owens

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Chapter 6What the Camera Can Do

“While cameras with lots of features are nice, it is not the camera that creates incredible images—it is what you do with the camera that is important.”

—Jeff Hutchens, Photographer

Terms

3D: Images that appear to have three dimensions, height, width, and depth.

Convertible camera: Can be used in a variety of configurations. This type of camera generally starts out as a camera “head.” A variety of attachments can then be added onto the camera head, including different kinds of lenses, viewfinders, recorders, and so on, to suit a specific production requirement.

EFP (electronic field production) camcorders: Used for non-news productions such as program inserts, documentaries, magazine features, and commercials. ...

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