Tuesday, 11 June 2013

A Journalists Guide To TV News Cameras.

A TV News Camera is a delicate piece of equipment. Therefore, not to be messed around with by fat fingered journalists and producers. As a journalist, should you ever come across a tv news camera in your day to day work, the handy cut out and keep guide below should be placed in a prominent position to remind you of your fat fingered-ness.

Failure to comply with the flow chart, which has been tried and tested over a number of years, will result in you annoying the cameraman to whom it belongs. If you would like further information on how to annoy a tv news cameraman, please click here.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE YOU TO DEVIATE FROM THIS GUIDE...!

NEWS CAMERA OPERATORS: Please feel free to copy, paste or print this flow chart and place in an appropriate place where journo's etc may see your camera and want to play with it. At the very least, you may see an upturn in the amount of free coffees coming your way...

Paul Martin is @ukcameraman on Twitter.

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