cam·​era·​man | \ ˈkam-rə-ˌman How to pronounce cameraman (audio) , -mən, ˈka-mə-rə- \

Definition of cameraman

: a person who operates a camera (as for motion pictures or television)

Examples of cameraman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her first audition for the show came before COVID; by the time the second one happened, the world had shut down, Stalter had moved back to Ohio and her younger brother acted as her callback cameraman. Mia Galuppo, The Hollywood Reporter, 2 June 2022 ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff and his cameraman Doug Vogt were covering the Iraq War in 2006 and embedded with U.S. and Iraqi forces when an explosion nearly killed them. Nathan Luna, ABC News, 10 May 2022 To do so, the siblings must put aside their conflicting demeanors and get help from electronics store employee Angel Torres (Brandon Perea) and cameraman Antlers Holst (Michael Wincott). Samantha Chery, Washington Post, 22 July 2022 There were multiple shots fired in the broadcast, but ABC cameraman Chris Everson alleged to The New Yorker that Mark Owens' then-25-year-old son, Christopher Owens, fired the first and last ones. Brendan Morrow, The Week, 15 July 2022 Among the workers are a copywriter and a cameraman who have been repairing the roof of the apartment block in front of the school for several days under a scorching sun. Hanna Arhirova, Chicago Tribune, 30 June 2022 Once, a cameraman ran alongside a runner for so long that it could have been considered pacing, which felt like an obvious breach of unsupported style, Bakwin says. Abigail Barronian, Outside Online, 3 June 2022 After a long time trapped in the glaciers of Patagonia, the ghost of cameraman Lucien Le Saint is released. Christopher Vourlias, Variety, 24 May 2022 The shaky video, filmed by Al Jazeera cameraman Majdi Banura, captures the scene when Abu Akleh, a 51-year-old Palestinian-American was killed by a bullet to the head at around 6:30 a.m. on May 11. CNN, 24 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of cameraman

1883, in the meaning defined above

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9 Aug 2022

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“Cameraman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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