Upon earning his degree in film production from Cal State University Northridge, Cameron began working for Panavision. He then transitioned into freelance camera assistant work. During this period he worked with some of the most talented DPs and camera assistants in the business, all while shooting indie projects in his off time. In 2007 and 2010 he was awarded the Emerging Cinematographer Award from the International Cinematographers Guild. Since that time, Cameron has lensed feature films and critically acclaimed TV series like Longmire and The Hot Zone.