camerawork

noun
cam·​era·​work | \ ˈkam-rə-ˌwərk How to pronounce camerawork (audio) , ˈka-mə-rə- \
variants: or camera work

Definition of camerawork

: the photography produced by a camera and especially a motion-picture, video, or television camera Despite the realistic orientation of the writing and camerawork of Tour of Duty (which in its first year occasionally employed "documentary" techniques such as a shaky camera and grainy footage), the sound effects aren't meant to be realistic at all.— Laura Cohen It doesn't help that the tape's sound is borderline cheesy, or that the camera work is lackadaisical.— Jim Farber

First Known Use of camerawork

1858, in the meaning defined above

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“Camerawork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/camerawork. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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