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[awf-kam-er-uh, -kam-ruh, of-] /ˈɔfˈkæm ər ə, -ˈkæm rə, ˈɒf-/
occurring as part of a film or program but outside the range of the motion-picture or television camera:
the off-camera shouts of a mob.
out of the range of a motion-picture or television camera:
The star walked off-camera at the end of his monologue.
(of an actor) in one's private rather than professional life:
Off-camera the movie star liked to cook. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • But what happens in between, in particular the presentation of evidence, will happen off-camera.
  • Throughout the day, the random ideas consisted mostly of off-camera panic.
  • The noise you hear is one of the tigers off-camera inspecting the apparatus.
  • Secondly, you can add additional lighting by using an off-camera strobe.
  • But off-camera, many of the show's participants are battling over money they say is still owed to them.
  • Much of the sweatshirt removal took place off-camera, and thus, how that actually occurred cannot now be ascertained.
  • All others present at the deposition shall be identified off-camera.
  • Photographic flood lights or an off-camera flash system for lighting is necessary.
  • The best approach is to position the strobe off-camera, mimicking the angle of natural light.
  • Today's briefing was held off-camera, so no video is available.
Word Origin and History for off-camera

1944, from off (adv.) + camera.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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