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Camera Operators

Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

Effective camera operators possess knowledge and experience in visual media, computers and electronics, telecommunications, and the practical applications of technology to the basic operations of different cameras. Using this knowledge and experience, camera operators also apply skills in coordinating hand and eye to produce clear images, and using superior eyesight in order to see clearly what they are filming. Finally, camera operators should possess the personal qualities of dependability, adaptability, attention to detail, and ability to cooperate and work easily with others while also maintaining high standards of excellence, producing innovative and independent solutions to problems, and maintaining self-control and calmness in high-stress situations.

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