Camera Shots

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Long Shot
To establish where a scene is taking place
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Medium Shot
Shows action in a straightforward way
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Close up
Involves audience by focussing on a face
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Big close up
Shows emotion, builds tension
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High angle shot
Makes people look small and vulnerable
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Low angle shot
Makes audience feel vulnerable
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Point of view shot
Helps to identify with person, creates tension
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Tracking/Dolly shot
Moves with the action
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Pan shot
Camera pivots
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Dissolve/mix shot
Creates dreamy mood
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Fade out
Time passing or secrets hidden to keep intrigued
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Steadicam
Makes audience feel like they're there
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Card 2

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Shows action in a straightforward way

Back

Medium Shot

Card 3

Front

Involves audience by focussing on a face

Back

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Card 4

Front

Shows emotion, builds tension

Back

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Card 5

Front

Makes people look small and vulnerable

Back

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