Camerman, Motion Picture (043) Enlisted Personnel

Operates and performs minor maintenance on a motion picture camera and associated equipment in studio, maneuver, or combat assignments involving the production of motion pictures for training or intelligence purposes.
Determines most effective angle of view from which to photograph given action, adjusts and focuses camera, and follows action through view finder, taking necessary shots. Performs preventive maintenance on camera by inspecting, dusting, and oiling equipment. Makes minor repairs and simple replacement of parts such as gears, gates and latches, using screw drivers and pliers.
Must understand the uses, advantages, and limitations of various types of cameras used by the Army, and be able to substitute, improvise, and make effective use of accessories. Must understand basic principles of film editing and directing.

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