“In the hands of even a moderately skilled photographer who knows the capabilities of the camera, even a cell phone can produce reasonable pictures. Unfortunately, owning a camera and knowing which button to push doesn’t make you a photographer any more than owning an automobile makes you a Formula One race-car driver.”
—Andy Ciddor, TV Technology
CU: Close-up shot.
ECU/XCU: Extreme close-up shot.
ELS/XLS: Extreme long shot.
f-stop: The f-stop regulates how much light is allowed to pass through the camera lens by varying the size of the hole the light comes through.
I-mag: “Image magnification” is when you are shooting for large video screens positioned near a stage to allow the viewers to get a better view ...