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cinematographer

[sin-uh-muh-tog-ruh-fer] /ˌsɪn ə məˈtɒg rə fər/
noun
1.
a person whose profession is motion-picture photography.
Also, especially British, cinematographist.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; cinematograph + -er1
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Examples from the web for cinematographer
  • And he wasn't the cinematographer for the first three.
  • The location was recommended to him by his cinematographer, who had previous experience filming a wedding on the property.
  • Everything and everyone merely awaits further transformation by the cinematographer's glamorizing light.
Word Origin and History for cinematographer
n.

1897, agent noun from cinematograph (see cinematography).

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