This is a process carried out by the DP and his team during the pre-production process as they walk-through each location. Often times the director will be involved in this process as well. The objective is to determine the equipment that will be needed for a particular shoot. For example, you might need a dolly, a crane, a scaffold, car mount, generator, steady-cam, ladders, etc.
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