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Digital Cinematography

1. Digital cinematography is the process of capturing motion pictures as digital images, as opposed to the historical use of motion picture film. Digital capture may occur on video tape, hard disks, flash memory, or other media which can record digital data through the use of a digital movie camera or video camera.

Digital cinematography captures motion pictures digitally in a process analogous to digital photography.

Digital cinematography cameras capture images using CMOS or CCD sensors, usually in one of two arrangements.

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