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Azimuth Angle Of A Camera

The azimuth angle of a camera refers to the horizontal angle between the camera's line of sight and a reference direction, typically measured in degrees. It determines the camera's orientation or bearing with respect to the reference direction. In photography or cinematography, the azimuth angle is often used to describe the direction in which the camera is pointed. For example, if the reference direction is due north, an azimuth angle of 0 degrees would indicate that the camera is pointing directly north. An azimuth angle of 90 degrees would mean the camera is facing east, while an azimuth angle of 180 degrees would indicate the camera is pointing south. Similarly, an azimuth angle of 270 degrees would correspond to the camera facing west. It's important to note that the azimuth angle is just one component of a camera's orientation. The camera's elevation angle (also known as the tilt or pitch angle) is necessary to fully describe its position in three-dimensional space.

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Onur Cobanli

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