Assignment 4Camera shots, camera angles, camera movement and composition. Rosalin Zein
Camera Shots• Establishing Shot• Wide shot• Long Shot• Mid/ medium shot• Close up shot• Extreme close up shot• Over the shoulder shot• Two shot• POV (Point Of View)
Establishing shot• This establishes the setting of a scene, giving the viewer information about where the scene is set.
Wide shot• This shot is wide and shows a large amount of information, like a panoramic photo.
Long shotThis shot is used to frame a character /subject and it wouldinclude their whole body.It is normally used during action to show a charactersmovement.
Mid shot (medium)Framing of a character from the torso.This is used to body language, facial expression, gestureand is mostly used during dialogue.
Close up shotThis is when the camera frames thecharacter/subjects face and is usually used toshow emotion.
Extreme close up shot.• Framing a part of the body/face/subject showing extreme detail.
Over the shoulder shot• A shot which is filmed as if it is from the back of a characters shoulder.
Two shot• A shot showing two characters, usually to show a relationship.
POV (Point Of View) shot• This is where the camera shows a view from the characters perspective, so what the character sees.• This is hugely dependent on the imitation of body movement and the placement of the camera to make it look realistic.
Low angle• From the ground looking up towards the character or subject, often used to show a character as being dominant.
High angle• An angle taken from above the character making them seem small/ vulnerable / weak.
Canted / oblique• Camera angle that makes the shot seem tilted.
Camera Movement• Pan• Tilt• Track• Zoom,• Reverse zoom
Pan • When a camera pivots horizontally to show a panoramic view.Video could not upload properly as I am not using Microsoft Word. Instead Ihave the hyperlink :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BD8njmvmNVg
Tilt This is the opposite to pan as it moves verticallyrather than horizontally.Video could not upload properly as I am not using Microsoft Word.Instead I have the hyperlink :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lR8fv5efZBk