tracking shot


Definition of tracking shot

: a scene photographed from a moving dolly

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Such threats surged by 300 percent in the month after the Parkland shooting, according to the Educator's School Safety Network, which tracks shooting threats. Samantha Ketterer, Houston Chronicle, "Defender: Houston student accused of making shooting threat at HCC has mental disability," 11 May 2018 That would be the single most efficient season from the mid-range since the NBA began tracking shot locations in 1996. Ben Cohen, WSJ, "It's the NBA’s Worst Shot. Except for the Warriors.," 20 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of tracking shot

circa 1940, in the meaning defined above

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