cam·​era·​per·​son ˈkam-rə-ˌpər-sᵊn How to pronounce cameraperson (audio)
variants or camera person
plural camerapeople ˈkam-rə-ˌpē-pəl How to pronounce cameraperson (audio)
or camera people also camerapersons or camera persons
: 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 Last Tuesday, however, Portnoy finally made an appearance at Dragon Pizza with a cameraperson to do a review. Ej Dickson, Rolling Stone, 2 Sep. 2023 Perhaps few risked incurring church leaders’ wrath as much as Charles Ellis Johnson, the Salt Lake City cameraperson who emerged as the faith’s unofficial photographer. Mark Eddington, The Salt Lake Tribune, 17 July 2023 At some point, the driver takes off, headed east on I-8 — with the hood of the truck flying open as the truck passes by the OnScene cameraperson. Caleb Lunetta, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Apr. 2023 The solution was to embed a single cameraperson, producer Jake Swantko, with Rodchenkov and his security team. Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter, 12 Sep. 2022 That immersive experience was translated to the stage by a cameraperson who could very well have been the ninth motopapi dancer, hovering constantly around Rosalía, even standing right in front of her and blocking her from front view. Nuria Net, Rolling Stone, 20 July 2022 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cameraperson was in 1903

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“Cameraperson.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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