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Flashcards in Camera Shots And Angles Deck (11):
1

Long shot

Long shot shows characters full body, it focuses on the character as well as the background.

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Medium shot

Shows a character from the waist up. Usually used for dialogue.

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Close up

Shows characters facial expressions and background is blurred. It is used to make us feel comfortable or uncomfortable about a character.

4

Extreme close up

Zooms up on the face and usually shows detail on the face like eyes or the mouth, with no background whatsoever.

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Birds eye view

This angle over looks the scene like your looking down on the action.

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High angle

Draws attention to the importance of the environment or setting for a scene.

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Eye level

Camera is positioned as though a human is observing a scene.

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Low angle

Shows the audience power in the character. This shot is filmed looking upwards.

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Oblique angle

Filmed by tilting the camera, and suggest a sense of "crookedness" and anxiety.

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Establishing shot

Shows outside of a building/landscape used to show scenes of thrilling action.

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Point of view

The camera becomes the eyes of a character. The audience sees what that character sees.