Media - Composition Key Words

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Define: Framing
Positioning elements of the shot in relation to the camera frame
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What can positioning in framing indicate?
Positioning at the edge of the frame indicates relative power and movement in and out of frame can indicate power relationships
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Define: Proxemics
Positioning of people / objects in relation to eachother
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Define: Depth of Field
The distance around an object where it is in focus
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Define: Deep Focus
Most of all of the objects are in focus
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Define: Shallow Focus
Foreground is in sharp focus, background is blurred or vice versa
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Define: Focus Pull
Changing from deep to shallow focus within a shot
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Define: Composition
Term used for describing the careful organisation of everything you can see on screen
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What is 'looking room' and 'leading room'?
The amount of room in the frame strategically left empty (to look into or go into)
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What is 'headroom'?
The amount of space between the top of the subjects head and the top of the frame
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What is meant by 'throwing focus'?
Dropping focus completely, either certain parts of picture or the entire background
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Define: Mise-en-scene
Things that are put into the scene or are there accidentallyDefine: and look wrong
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Define: Rule of thirds
Splitting the frame into 9 and never putting it in the centre
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Positioning at the edge of the frame indicates relative power and movement in and out of frame can indicate power relationships

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What can positioning in framing indicate?

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Positioning of people / objects in relation to eachother

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The distance around an object where it is in focus

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Most of all of the objects are in focus

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