Extreme WideShotHere is a very wideshot. It is basicallyan establishingshot and is sozoomed out thatno detail or subjectcan be seen yet.The only obviousinformation givenis the weather andlocation.
Wide ShotThe subject takesup majority of theframe whilst hiswhole body is stillcomfortably in theshot. It can be usedto give detailsabout thecharacter such astheir height.
Mid ShotGives a moredetailedperspective of thesubject by onlyputting his torsoand upwards in theframe. This helpsto give more focusto the shot.
Medium CloseUpThis is the halfwaypoint between aMedium shot andthe Close up shot. Itshows more of thebody then a closeup. It helps to givefocus to theshoulders without itlooking to squashed.
Close UpThis gives extremedetail to the wholeface as it isextremely zoomedin. The whole facetakes up the framewithout it beingtoo zoomed in.
Extreme CloseUpThis gives extremedetail to one area orspot on the givenarea. It limits whatthe audience seesbut can be used toshow emotion of theactors in a dramaticor upsettting scene.E.g crying
Point Of ViewShotThis gives the pointof view from thesubjects eyesight.This helps to buildthe relationshipbetween thecharacter andaudience.
Over TheShoulder ShotThis is looking frombehind onesubject’s shoulder,to the othersubject’s face. Thishelps to shows afree flowingconversationwithout showingtoo much straightaway.
2- ShotThis is used when twopeople are in theframe who are bothframed similarly. Inthis case, both are in a2 mid shot. It is usedto show a relationshipor lack of it. It alsohelps to show theaudience what bothcharacters are feelingat the same time asboth faces can beseen.