From a creative viewpoint there are countless ways to shoot a chair—or any other subject—but from a technical viewpoint we'll concentrate on just ten (Table 5.1).
|Framing (Size of Subject)||Lens Selection (Focal Length)||Camera Angle|
|Closeup||Wide angle||Low angle|
|Long shot||Telephoto||High angle|
|Camera movement||Camera movement||Camera movement|
The ten basic ways to design a shot derive from varying framing, lens selection, camera angle, and camera movement. The creativity of cinematography and the impact of visual storytelling come into play when you apply these factors in different combinations to manipulate audience perception and emotions.
You can use any combination ...