shaky cam

Main Entry:  shaky cam
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  video recording of poor quality
Example:  Reality shows use shaky cam sometimes.
Usage:  informal
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shaky-cam definition


  1. n.
    a camera, used mainly in advertisements and documentaries, that is shaken and moved constantly to create a sense of excitement, urgency, or crisis. : We can't afford much in the way of costumes for the sequence, so we will use the shaky-cam and shoot it in dim light.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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