cam·​era·​per·​son | \ ˈkam-rə-ˌpər-sᵊn How to pronounce cameraperson (audio) , ˈka-mə-rə- \
variants: or camera person
plural camerapeople\ ˈkam-​rə-​ˌpē-​pəl How to pronounce cameraperson (audio) , ˈka-​mə-​rə-​ \ or camera people also camerapersons or camera persons

Definition of cameraperson

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

Examples of cameraperson in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The production has partnered with Getty Images and is embedding a cameraperson with the photo agency to gather additional still and video images, while the core documentary team is conducting more interviews. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 13 May 2022 With the shooting deaths this week of a cameraperson and a director in Veracruz state, the number of journalists killed in Mexico this year is now up to 11. Washington Post, 10 May 2022 Two American journalists, a filmmaker and a Fox News cameraperson, were also killed this week covering the war. Libby Cathey, ABC News, 17 Mar. 2022 Only the men who stand with me onstage were there, as well as a cameraperson. Alicia Oltuski, The New Yorker, 1 Feb. 2022 Seen in numerous holiday movies and something nearly every cameraperson across the world will attempt to capture during the celebrations, the midnight kiss is a tradition seen across the world. Jordan Mendoza, USA TODAY, 31 Dec. 2021 With the cameraperson on the bottom of the pool, obviously. Matt Zoller Seitz, Vulture, 16 Dec. 2021 As Andrew Yang approached the corner store in Manhattan, a cameraperson in tow, the setting seemed familiar. New York Times, 26 May 2021 Rust, a reporter for CNN affiliate WAVE, was live on air with her cameraperson when a police officer walked into the camera's shot, aimed directly at them and fired what Rust described aspepper bullets. Dakin Andone, CNN, 6 June 2020 See More

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First Known Use of cameraperson

1903, in the meaning defined above

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18 May 2022

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“Cameraperson.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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