Technical codes in moving image

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What are five types of camera shot
long shot, establishing shot, mid shot, close up, extreme close up
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What is the purpose of a close up shot?
To create tension and emotion and to allow the audience to feel involved in the characters emotions.
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What is the purpose of a close up?
To withhold information from the audience and build tension and suspense.
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What is the purpose of a long shot?
To give information about the character or the situation
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What is the purpose of an establishing shot?
to advance the narrative rapidly. To show the audience where the action is going to take place to give them expectations of the text and enhance their pleasure.
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What is the purpose of a low angled shot?
To give the characters a sense of dominance and power.
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What is the purpose of a high angled shot?
To give the characters a sense of insignificance and vulnerability.
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What is the purpose of a tracking shot?
To follow the movement or action in a text therefore making the audience feel more involved
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What is the purpose of zoom
The camera moves from a long shot to a close up of subject makes the audience feel involved
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What is the purpose of a panning shot?
The camera moves horizontally across the screen, it's often used to show location.
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What is the purpose of a in a tilt shot?
The camera moves vertically. Is often used to create a sense of mystery when introducing a new character - by focusing on the feet and moving upwards.
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