Flashcards in Studio Quiz Deck (30)
used to view a subject in great detail. When of a person, it typically shows the head and shoulders
used to achieve a dramatic effect, to create a feeling of intimacy, or show an object in minute detail. When of a person just the face or a portion of it is shone
used to view a subject from a comfortable distance. When of a person, usually waist to head is shown. This shot is most commonly used on news or talk shows
Generally, this is a wide shot used to show a person, object, scene, or location in its entirety. Depending on the size of the subject, the shot may also include background images. It is often used as an “establishing shot”.
A shot of a person where the vantage point is behind a second person that is facing away from the camera. When the shot is properly composed, the back of the head and shoulder of the second person is in the foreground.
over the shoulder
operate the zoom control to get a closer (telephoto) view of the subject
operate the zoom control to get a longer, more distance (wide angle) view of the subject
to turn the camera head either left or right
to point the camera head either up or down
getting the camera into focus by adjusting the focus ring
to roll the camera and tripod either towards or away from the subject
to roll the camera and tripod either to the left or right in relation to the subject
to raise or lower the camera head using the ____ crank
a red light on the camera that indicates its signal is being sent directly onto the recording device or over the air. This camera is referred to as "on air." Allows the talent to address the proper camera. Signifies recording on a portable camcorder.
a control ring on the camera lens used to adjust the amount of light entering the camera through its aperture (iris)
the use of a white card or object to set a reference point for how the camera sees white. The camera bases all other colors off of that reference point
the space between the top of the frame and the top of the subject's head
the space between the subject's face and the side of the frame they are looking or moving towards. While a person is generally centered in the frame, more space is given to the side they are facing. This term becomes even more important when a subject is moving and the camera is following that movement.
special effect that allows a specific color to be replaced (keyed out) by the image from another video source. This effect is also called "green screening" or "blue screening."
amplification of the video signal on a camera. While this results in a brighter picture, the image is not as sharp (grainier)
an edit or cut between two shots that are so similar that the image appears to jump at the edit point or shot change
a camera shot in which the angle is deliberately tilted to one side, often used for dramatic effect to help portray anxiety, disorientation, frantic/desperate action, or mental illness
measures the amount of light (brightness) in a video image
measures the color of light in a video image
the manner in which a camera shot is composed
where the cameraperson looks to view the image from his or her camera
camera takes on the identity of the viewer or a character in the action. It shoots from the perspective (point of view) of that character
light placed in front of and above a subject at a 45 degree angle
directional illumination coming from behind and above the subject