what are the different camera shots?
demo of a storytboard illustrating use of camera shots
Today we are going to learn about camera shots. In each image, we'll look at a different way of shooting a picture.
Hi, I'm in a wide angle shot. We use this to show the scene - the big picture, if you like. You can barely see me - Because I'm not the most important part of the shot right now.
This is a Mid Shot - it's putting me in context - the background isn't as visible, and I'm more important now
This is an over the shoulder shot - It's like playing in a 3rd person shooter - it means you can see what the character can see.
This is a two head shot - used for conversations. We could be next to each other, facing the camera, or we could combine it with an over the shoulder shot like this
this is a close up. If it was so zoomed in you could see nothing but my face, it'd be an extreme close up
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