sometimes attached to the base of a tripod a camera dolly is a film (or video) camera support system with platform and wheels which offers accurate control over camera movement and position. Dollies can be simple or complex depending on their intended use.
The action of moving the camera toward or away from its center of interest. The scene in the camera's view becomes larger or smaller, and the relative size of objects in the scene changes based on their distance from the camera.
A small, wheeled vehicle for mounting a camera. It accommodates a camera operator and assistant. The camera dolly frequently rides upon a set of dolly tracks, which are a pair of parallel, metal tracks laid on the ground to allow the dolly to move smoothly over uneven surfaces.
AKA: Dolly Shot, Dolly Up, Dolly In, Dolly Back, Pull back A dolly is a small truck or cart which rolls along dolly tracks carrying the camera,some of the camera crew and occasionally director. "Dolly" is also the action of moving the camera towards (dolly up/in) or away from (dolly/pull back) the object that it is pointing at. The term often appears in screenplays. There is a subtle difference between the results of a zoom shot and a dolly shot. In a zoom, the relative positions and sizes of all objects in the frame remains the same, whereas in a dolly shot this will change as the camera moves. Alfred Hitchcock's much-imitated shot in Vertigo used a combination zoom-in and dolly back, resulting in a dramatic change in perspective
A four-wheeled camera support which can move on the ground or on tracks. The word is also used as a verb, meaning to move the camera on a dolly. The dolly can be a sophisticated piece of equipment or something as mundane as a wheelchair.
An auxiliary axle assembly equipped with a fifth wheel (coupling device), for the purpose of converting a semi-trailer into a full-trailer (or for hauling multiple trailers behind a single power unit). The dolly, or converter dolly, is towed by a semi-trailer and supports the front of, and tows, another semi-trailer. Also referred to as bogie.
An auxiliary axle assembly having a fifth wheel used for purpose of converting a semitrailer to a full trailer. Dollies can be used to haul multiple trailers behind a single power unit. Also referred to as a Bogie.
A dolly that can be coupled to a truck or trailer so as to support a semi-trailer. The dolly is equipped with a fifth wheel to which the semi-trailer is coupled. This dolly needs its own rear lights and a registration plate.
A dolly is a portable anvil used to hold a rivet in position while it is being clenched with a "snapper". It is commonly cylindrical in shape and relies on its mass to work. The act of using it is known as holding up or holding on.
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