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long shot (establishing)
typically used to establish the subject in their environment
typically shows part of the subject in more detail. This show simulates what we would see or at
least pay attention to when we are talking with someone.
placed at a distance that shows the subject entire face. This is for emotion.
over the shoulder
shot in a dialog scene when one subject is photographed in medium close with some portion
of another subject occupying some part of the foreground? Maintains the connection between the two characters.
when the camera is setup to capture the subject's perspective to show the audience what he/she is looking at
rule of thirds
the strategy of splitting your image into three sections vertically and horizontally so you have a clear
foreground, middleground and background
makes your subject look larger and more powerful
makes your subject look smaller and weaker
placing the camera very low (often on the ground)
Moving the camera side to side (often used to follow the subject)
Moving the camera up and down (often used to reveal something)
is any shot where the camera moves alongside the object(s) it is recording
shot is the interruption of a continuously filmed action by inserting a view of something else. It is
usually, although not always, followed by a cut back to the first shot, when the cutaway avoids a jump cut.
is the amount of footage shot and different camera angles used to capture a scene. When in the
postproduction process, the more camera coverage means that there is more footage for the film editor to
work with in assembling the final cut.