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This shot sets the scene and tells us when and
where we are. Is often landscape and normally
The camera, in this shot, is
placed a long way away.
Usually the establishing shot
and used to capture are
large area or get the full
scale of the scene.
The camera is positioned normally from
the waist upward. This is the most
common shot used in movies
Similar to a medium shot however
this is usually from the chest upwards
to get a more detailed view.
A very detailed shot e.g a persons face. Shows
little background and implies importance.
Extreme version of the close up. Magnifies
beyond what the human can see.
Point of View (POV)
A shot through the eyes of the character.
Sympathises with the viewer
Over the Shoulder
This shot shows what the character is
seeing but not through their
This shot shows a conversation, link or reaction
Shows a connection, relationship or conflict.
This shot is angled for effect.
Low angle shot
This shot is positioned low to look
up at a character. Shows authority.
The camera is place up high looking down on
an object or character. The audience has more
Broader shot, showing emphasises scale or size.
Camera is placed on a crane swooping in on the action, can move in most
direction and is a useful way to move the camera.
Birds eye view
A shot directly above the scene.
Mounted on a moving vehicle and moves alongside the action.