Saving Camera Views
Maya 2012 Tutorial
How to Save a Camera View in Maya with Bookmarks
Once you position your camera in the perfect position, it would be great if you could save the view. Fortunately, you can with the Bookmarks feature.
Each camera has it's own unique Bookmark Editor.
Add a polygon pyramid to the scene by choosing Create > Polygon Primitives > Pyramid.
Click the perspective view and press the f key to frame your object.
From the perspective panel menu choose View > Bookmarks > Edit Bookmarks.
Click the New Bookmark button to save your view.
You can rename your Bookmark in the Edit Bookmark panel by entering a name and pressing the Enter key.
In the perspective view, dolly your camera back and click the New Bookmark button to save another view. Name your new view.
To select a Bookmark, return to the perspective panel menu and choose View > Bookmarks > Select Your View.