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Unit Four: Basic Elements of Camera Work
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Film for traditional film cameras is the best choice for a film that will be shown in movie theaters. Significantly more expensive than other types of film.
A cheap portable film used for filming documentaries
Super 16 mm
Good for is good for television shows and features, as well as films that are released directly to DVD
A type of crane that holds up the camera at one end.
The camera physically moves toward or away from the subject to make it appear closer of further away. Used for moving shots
Removable optical devices that can be attached to a camera and that create the size of the image that the camera records
Wide Angle Lens
This lens expands space and makes things look like they are further apart. It exaggerates the distance between the background and foreground?
a lens that captures nearly 180 degrees of the area before the camera and causes much curvature of the image, especially near the edges. Used to show what a character sees through a peephole
How clear or sharp a particular image is
Bird's Eye Shot
A shot that looks directly down on the subject- often used when character is on a rooftop or to emphasize a superpower (e.g. spider man soaring between buildings)
A shot with a change in framing accomplished by placing the camera above the subject and moving through the air in any direction.
A lens having a long focal length and producing an enlarged, close up image of an object
Natural Density Filter
Helps you film in bright light
When a director intentionally puts his or her object slightly out of focus to make the image look softer or unclear. Used most commonly in capturing romantic scenes or closeups on a lead actress
The practice of shifting viewer attention by changing the focus of the lens from a subject in the foreground to a subject in the background, or vice versa.
Focus when actors and other elements close to the camera's physical location be seen clearly and sharply
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