Definitions
Shooting your video –

  • ØEye Level – level with a person's eyes when looking straighty ahead

eyelevel angle
eyelevel angle


  • ØHigh and Low angles – Low angles are captured from a camera placed below the actor’s eyes, looking up at them
low angle in matilda
low angle in matilda

In a high angle, the camera is above the subject, looking down
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    high angle in matilda
    The King's Speech POV microphone
    The King's Speech POV microphone
Point of View- a position or perspective from which something is considered or evaluated
Framing –
  • Ø Wide Shot –video or film recording made with the camera positioned to observe the most action in the performance
  • Ø Close-up shot – camera positioned close to an actor, often so that only the head or face is visible
  • Ø Two Shot -A scene shot with the camera positioned to observe two actors

Camera Movement –
  • Ø Tilt- To move the camera up and down
  • Ø Zoom- to bring a subject, scene, etc., into closeup or cause it to recede into a long shot using a zoom lens and while maintaining focus.
  • Ø Pan- to move the camera left and right

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Wide shot


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