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Video Camera Techniques, 2nd Edition by Gerald Millerson

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Studio Production

Two or three cameras are sufficient for general purposes, although larger studio shows may use four or more cameras.

Facilities

The most comprehensive studio arrangements include:

•  Production control room where the director watches the continuous output of all cameras, remotes, film channels, etc. on picture monitors. These video sources are fed to a production switcher (vision mixer), and switched (intercut) or combined as required.

•  Audio control section where all program sound is monitored and adjusted.

•  Lighting and video control where studio lighting and picture quality are controlled.

Production techniques

There are several different approaches to video production —VIDEOTAPING:

Most shows are videotaped, and subsequently ...

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