Repair and adjust cameras.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Camera Repairers do?
Repairs and adjusts cameras, using specialized tools and test devices: Disassembles camera, using handtools. Tests and aligns diaphragm, lens mounts, and film transport to minimize optical distortion, using precision gauges. Adjusts range and view finders, using fixed focusing target. Calibrates operation of shutter, diaphragm, and lens carriers with dial settings, using electronic or stroboscopic timing instruments. Fabricates of modifies parts, using bench lathe, grinder, and drill press.
Should I be a Camera Repairer?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Camera Machinist, Camera Mechanic, Camera Repairman, Motion-Picture-Camera Repairer, Repair Cameraman
How to become a Camera Repairer
Camera Repairers often have an Associate's degree.
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