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The personal space around them that moves with them as they dance- focusing on a detail of movement and allowing an intimacy that would be unattainable in a live performance context.
Moves through the space, it alters the viewer's perception of the dance. Creates a fluid and lively viewing experience.
Rectangle created by the camera lens.
The rectangle creates what?
A cone, fanning out in 3D from the centre of the lens.
Forms the basis of the contrast between how space is perceived on the screen, as opposed to on the stage.
A single piece of film uninterrupted by cuts.
A moment caught in time.
Shows subject and location/environment in its entirety. Allows you to see where their action is taking place.
Conveys effort, emotion, texture, or movement quality by focusing on a detail of the face or body.
Shows he action more clearly by bringing the viewer in closer to the dancer or dancers.
Bird's-eye and worm's eye view
Fixed in space
When the camera remains in one spot (often placed on a tripod).
Lens moves sideways to create a horizontal camera movement.
Camera on a fixed point, the lens moves up and down on the vertical plane.
Camera moves through space in any direction.
Camera moves up and down through space on the vertical plane.
A very fast pan
Camera on fixed point, the lens closes in on, or widens out from, the subject of the frame.
A very fast zoom