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Camera

A chamber, room, or apartment in old English Law. A judge's chamber. Treasury, chest, or coffer.

To be in camera is to be in private or in chambers.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Although the news in 1999 was dominated by Monica Lewinsky and the Balkans, "Off Camera" strikes a balance between the personal and the professional.
Off camera, her fun side saw the team through-especially when we made her paddleboard to get the perfect shot.
People think, I am a calculating inquisitor who affects a pose to achieve his ends, but I am just as bumbling off camera.
Boyle insisted they all became friends off camera, saying: "With a three-hander like this, casting was absolutely everything and we were lucky to be able to attract them to play the three parts.
A British lass snuck up behind the reporter, threw her arm around him, and told him "Thank you." She then overcame some resistance and gave the reporter a nice smooch on camera, prompting cheers from folks out of frame and off camera.
She could be heard saying off camera: "I don't want all this being used."
As she was off camera and another item was being broadcast, she had not realised her words were picked up by viewers.
The cheating row centres around allegations that the 32-year-old was constantly doing deals off camera.