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From French cinématographie. Possibly analysable as cinemato- +‎ -graphy.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsɪn.ə.məˌtɒɡ.ɹə.fiː/
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  • Rhymes: -ɒɡɹəfi

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cinematography (countable and uncountable, plural cinematographies)

  1. The art, process, or job of filming movies.
  2. Motion picture photography.

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  • Traditionally the term "cinematography" referred to working with motion picture film emulsion, but it is now largely synonymous with videography due to the use of digital technology in both fields.

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