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beauty shot

beauty shot  n.— «Beauty shots: Generic external views of the stadium or host city, often shot from a blimp.» —“Capturing the game” by Abe Aamidor Indianapolis Star (Ind.) May 29, 2004. (source: Double...

shore power

shore power  n.— «Shore powe[r]: A regular, wall-mounted electrical outlet. The ESPN crew hires a generator for primary power.» —“Capturing the game” by Abe Aamidor Indianapolis Star (Ind.) May 29, 2004...

snoop cam

snoop cam  n.— «Snoop cam: Small camera on the announcers’ courtside table that’s always on; let’s the director see if the announcers are ready.» —“Capturing the game” by Abe Aamidor Indianapolis Star (Ind...

bump

bump
 n.— « Bumps: Camera shots reflecting anticipation of the game; broadcast before tip-off.» —“Capturing the game” by Abe Aamidor Indianapolis Star (Ind.) May 29, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

beauty shot

beauty shot  n.— «Once the game started, it was all about business, seamlessly blending live shots and instant replays, graphics and “beauty shots,” which is jargon for views of the stadium or home city during a game...

Z-buffer

Z-buffer  n.— «Catmull invented texture mapping (the way to make digital surfaces “pour” over objects), the Z-buffer (an algorithm that tracks the virtual distance between pixels and a viewer, now standard in most personal...

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