Assignment 3: CAM SAMC


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Assignment 3: CAM SAMC

  1. 1. Assignment 3: CAM SAMC Esere Simei-Akajagbo
  2. 2. Part A: Camera Shots Establishing Shot:  Establishes the setting of the scene The purpose is to let the audience know where the setting is based. Or what’s happening in the setting. Gives the viewer more information and clarifies setting of the scene. ‘humps for 100 yards’
  3. 3. Part A: Camera Shots Wide Shot:  Reveals a large amount of information in one shot. The purpose is to reveal more detail and information the shot Reveals the structures on a guitar
  4. 4. Part A: Camera Shots Long Shot:   Framing a long shot of a character or subject. Characters- usually show their actions. The purpose is usually to show the action of the character or subject. Frames the characters whole body. Action- Showing off (shirt open)
  5. 5. Part A: Camera Shots Mid/Medium Shot:  Shots on a characters or subjects torso &legs or torso &head. The purpose is to make the audience focus on a particular part of importance. Shot of torso and legs
  6. 6. Part A: Camera Shots Close Up Shot:  A close framing of a particular object or body parts e.g. Face, hands... The purpose is to show all the detail on an object or character.
  7. 7. Part A: Camera Shots Extreme Close Up Shot:  Is a shot which shows an object or body parts in great detail. The purpose is for you to see every little detail
  8. 8. Part A: Camera Shots POV (Point Of View) Shot:  Shows the shot from the characters perspective. The purpose is to make the viewer seem apart of situation. A shot from my point of view: typing on the computer
  9. 9. Part A: Camera Shots Over The Shoulder Shot:    A shot that is filmed from the back of a characters head. Facing the subject- 1/3 of screen dominating Subject head- if it shows more, subject is dominating. More dominating More dominating The purpose is to highlight how much authority one has other the other
  10. 10. Part A: Camera Shots Two Shot:  A shot that symbolises a relationship between two characters. The purpose is to see the relationship between the characters. RelationshipFather and son playing football
  11. 11. Part A: Camera Shots Overhead Shot:  A shot that is done overhead top state the action or subject. Overhead shot of a person . Action: Reading
  12. 12. Part B: Camera Angles High:  An angle that is taken higher up to look down on the character or object. The purpose is to make the character seem weak and vulnerable. CharacterVulnerable. Consoles with bear for guidance
  13. 13. Part B: Camera Angles Low:  An angle that is taken lower down to make the subject or object seem superior. The purpose is to make the subject look strong and dominating
  14. 14. Part B: Camera Angles Canted/Oblique:  An angle that is used to make the shot seem tilted. The purpose is usually to confuse the viewer. Angle looks skewed
  15. 15. Part C: Camera Movement Pan:  The camera pivots horizontally : left or right. 1) 2) 3) The purpose is to reveal more information. Screen Grabs: Reveals the variety of cereal boxes. 4)
  16. 16. Part C: Camera Movement Tilt:  Its the opposite to pan: camera pivots vertically. The purpose is to show more information about the character or object. Screen Grabs: Reveal the whole outfit of the character
  17. 17. Part C: Camera Movement Track:  Camera moves side to side without pivoting in order to follow the character or object. Camera moves side to side as the character walks down the stairs
  18. 18. Part C: Camera Movement Zoom:   Camera moves side to side without pivoting in order to follow the character or object. Camera zooms in on object or character to reveal the detail. Screen Grabs: Show the object in more detail The purpose is to create tension for the viewer, but this depends on the speed of the zoom.
  19. 19. Part C: Camera Movement Reverse Zoom:   Camera zooms out to reveal the detail in the setting. Depending on speed of the zoom it can create tension for the viewer.
  20. 20. Part C: Camera Movement Dolly:   Camera moves in, out, backwards and forwards on an object. Its a tripod on wheels. The purpose of ‘Dolly’ is to dramatize the importance of the scene.
  21. 21. Part D: Composition Symmetry Balance:  Both sides of a shot are identical. The purpose is to show organization. Shapes- Identical Size-Identical The balance- Identical Each feature in this shot is identical.
  22. 22. Part D: Composition Asymmetry Balance:  Both sides of a shot is uneven. The purpose is to show the shot has unbalanced features. This shot is unbalanced. Items appear to be on one side of the shot and not the other .
  23. 23. Part D: Composition Rule Of Thirds:     An image is divided in to 9 equal parts. Two horizontal and two vertical lines. 1 third of the grid is usually the ground/buildings. 2 thirds is usually the sky. Somewhere on cross section- important elements are placed. 2 thirds- sky 1 third- Buildings 2 thirds- sky Cross section- people 1 third- Ground
  24. 24. Part D: Composition Shallow Focus:  One image is focused on whilst the other is blurred. This is the main focus of the image. This area is blurred allowing the focus to be brought to the flower. The purpose is to emphasize one part of the image over the other.
  25. 25. Part D: Composition Deep Focus:   The entire image is in focus. Includes foreground, mid-ground and background. All the grounds are in deep focus- detail in the shot
  26. 26. Part D: Composition Focus Pulls:  Adjusts the focus from one subject to another. The purpose is to focus on the most important objects or characters within the scene. Blurred Blurred