All Camera Shots Angles and Movement In Film | EP-20 | Camera Shots For Filmmaking With Examples


Today we are going to discuss different camera angles and shots. If you are new to this channel then please subscribe to get all notification about the film editing technique.

First, let's discuss different camera shots

1. Extreme close up – It captures the micro detailing of any subject, it can be just your eye, fingers, etc.
Extreme close up
Extreme close up

2. Close up – If we are featuring any person then full face is the close-up shot, it is important when we have to show facial expression etc.
Close up Shot
Close up Shot
3. Medium shot – It is something above the waist and becomes important when you want to show body language or gestures of person.
Medium shot
Medium shot
4. Long shot – Long shot is useful when you want to show both character and premise both in your frame. When you want to add action and location along with the subject.
Long shot
Long shot
5. Extreme long shot – when you think that your location becomes more prominent for the story then we give more importance to the premise or location with respect to character. It is mostly used as an opening shot of the film or sequence.
Extreme long shot
Extreme long shot
Single, two shot, three-shot. etc. – Number of people in frame decide this. You can combine this with a CU, MS or LS.
POV – as if the audience were the subject.

Now let's see different Camera Angles

1. Eye-level – Here character directly looks to the camera.
2. Low angle – Here camera points up from down. It allows the character to be dominating in the frame.
Low angle
Low angle
3. High angle – camera points down from a higher angle. It makes the character seem powerless:
High angle
High angle

4. Bird’s eye view – Its live viewpoint of bird from the top, it is used when you want to show the topography of a location. Aerial shots fall under this.
Bird’s eye view
Bird’s eye view
5. Dutch – Dutch angle is a tilted angle commonly observed in Music videos or action sequences.
6. Over the shoulder (OTS) – OTS is shot of someone or something taken from the shoulder of another person, mostly used in conversation between different characters. #CameraShots #CameraAngles #CameraMovements #Filmmaking #VideoEditing #Cinematography #FilmEditing

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