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  • 1. Camera Angles
    Amy Irving && Beth Webb
  • 2. Establishing shot
    An establishing shot will set the scene of a movie and determine what genre the film may be; it is generally shot ¼ of a mile away.
  • 3. Long Shot
    Long shot is of a human figure generally the main character/characters in their setting. In view of the character you get the idea of their costumes.
  • 4. Medium Long Shot
    A medium long shot is good for action shots and allows the audience to see the character, and usually another character together, in context. The shot tends to show the character/s from the knees upwards.
  • 5. Medium Shot
    Medium shots focus on dialogue as the setting has been established. There are three types of medium shots; 1. Person on their own. 2. Two people talking. 3. Three people talking.
  • 6. Close Up
    Shows very little background, close up of face and shows emotion. Includes close-ups of objects and features.
  • 7. Extreme Close-up
    A closer frame value than a close-up; i.e. showing parts of the face or greater detail of an object .
  • 8. Birds Eye View
    A situation or topic as if viewed from an altitude or distance. It can put the audience in a god like position.
  • 9. High angle shot
    Tilts down to make the character appear vulnerable and makes you feel sorry for them. This usually shows the character above eye level.
  • 10. Low angle
    This shot is usually bellow eye level. This makes the character seem more powerful and confident.
  • 11. Canted Angle
    This is shown sideward to show lack of control, imbalance and anxiety.
  • 12. Point of view
    The view is shot from the persons perspective which evokes the audiences empathy.
  • 13. Over the shoulder shot
    The shot generally shows a conversation from one persons point of view of another person.
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