Camera Shots

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Establishing shot
Shot showing the location the scene is taking place
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Master shot
Shot showing where the characters/objects are positioned in a scene
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Close-up
Showing someone from the shoulders up
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Mid-shot
Showing someone from the waist up
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Long shot
Showing someone from head to toe
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Wide shot
Showing a wide view of the scene
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Two-shot
A shot showing two people
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Aerial shot
Shot filmed from the air
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Point of view shot
A shot showing the perspective of the character
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Over the shoulder shot
What is says
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High angle
The camera looks down on someone
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Low angle
The camera looks up at someone
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Canted angle
The camera is at a slanted angle
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Pan
The camera moves from side to side
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Tilt
The camera moves up and down
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Track
The camera follows a person or object
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Crane
The camera move up or down on a crane
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Steadicam
The camera is strapped to camera operators body, creates a gliding effect
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Hand-held
A shaky handheld effect
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Zoom
The camera zooms in or out
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Reverse-zoom
The lense zoomz in or out whilst the camera moves in the opposite direction, creates the impression that the background is constantly moving
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Card 2

Front

Shot showing where the characters/objects are positioned in a scene

Back

Master shot

Card 3

Front

Showing someone from the shoulders up

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Showing someone from the waist up

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Showing someone from head to toe

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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