End of Chapter Two Review
- Provide appropriate headroom for each shot type.
- Decide if a subjective (to camera) or objective (not to camera) shooting style is more appropriate for your project.
- Create ample look room for your subject to balance the weight of the frame.
- Follow the rule of thirds and place important objects along the one-third lines within the frame, both horizontally and vertically.
- Choose a horizontal camera angle around your subject for more meaningful coverage (the 3/4 profile being the most popular).
- Shoot from a neutral, high, or low vertical camera angle to inform an audience about a character’s “power dynamic.”
- Profile and direct to camera two-shots work best from long to medium shots, but over-the-shoulder two-shots will ...