CHAPTER 5

Camera Basics

Single Purpose Video Camera. A well-made video camera is designed with most of the controls you need on the body of the camera within easy reach while shooting.

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This symbol indicates when to go to the Video journalism website for either links to more information or to a story cited in the text. Each reference will be listed according to chapter and page number. Links to stories will include their titles and, when available, images corresponding to those in the book. Bookmark the following URL, and you’re all set to go: http://www.kobreguide.com/content/videojournalism.

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