End of Chapter Three Review
- Understand how to create the illusion of 3D on a 2D image.
- Horizon line—keep it level and steady.
- Dutch angle—skews horizontal and vertical lines to create imbalance.
- Diagonal lines—force perspective to vanishing point and create depth.
- The depth of film space—foreground/middle ground/background—zones where you stage action and that exist at varying distances from the lens.
- Object size—large in frame means near and small means far.
- Atmospherics—great distance is implied via water vapor obscuration.
- Zoom lenses—wide angle or telephoto—focal lengths capture wide field of view or narrow field of view of the film space.
- Focus—creatively shifting focus within your film’s depth will direct the viewer’s eye around your frame ...