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Cinematography

Cinematography is the art of recording motion pictures. It is closely related to photography, with the additional constraint that photographs are taken in rapid succession with the intention of projecting them in sequence to produce the illusion of movement.

A professional who engages in cinematography is a cinematographer.

See also camera, photographic film, film formats, digital cinema, video, film technique, forced perspective



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