Meaning of CAMERA in English
[noun] [C] - a device for taking photographs or making films or television programmesI forgot to take my camera with me to Portugal, so I couldn't take any photos. [C]Television camera crews broadcast the event all round the world.They must be filming in the street because there are cameras down there. [C]It was said of Marilyn Monroe that the camera loved her (= that she looked very attractive on film and in photographs). [C]See also in camera.Smile, you're on camera (= being filmed)!If someone is camera-shy, they dislike or feel nervous about having their photograph taken."Where's Nicki in this photo?" "Oh, hiding in the background - she's really camera-shy."The camera work in (= skill involved in filming) some of these animal documentaries is fantastic.
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012