• These are the common camera movements and framing techniques:
     
    Camera Movements: 
     
      Pan
      Tilt
     
     Dolly
     
      Pedistal
     
      Truck
     
    Framing:
     
     
      Long Shot (AKA Wide)
      Medium
     
      Close Up
      Extreme Close up
     
     
     
      Low Angle Shot
     
     
      Over the Shoulder
     
     
      2 person Med (or med close)
     
      2 BEST shows the rule of thirds
     
     
    Framing Techniques: 

    Eye Level Shot (camera and subject on same level)






    High Angle Shot (camera high – subject low)






    Low Angle Shot (camera low – subject high)






    Full or long  (whole person top of head to feet)






    Medium (waist to top of head)






    Close up (whole head only)






    Extreme close up (details of face – expression)






    Cut away (hand picking up item, or detail)






    2 Person Medium (2 people facing each other, shot from side)





    2 Person Over Shoulder (2 person facing each other shot over a shoulder)

     
    Camera Movements:
     
     

    Pan

    (camera pivots side to side)






    Truck

    (camera moves with subject)






    Tilt

    (camera pivots up and down)





    Pedestal

    (camera moves up - no tilt)






    Zoom

    (camera lens adjusts size)





    Dolly

    (camera moves closer to subject)





    Rule of Thirds

    (Subject is on intersection of a tic-tac-toe grid)