Shot Sizes: The Extreme Close-Up
When you look at objects around you, you actually see them in tunnel vision, focusing on just one detail at a time. It is very important that you become comfort...
Shot size variation and view direction
It is important that the view direction is maintained when cutting shots of different sizes after each other.
How to avoid audio jump cuts
Just as important to make sure the pictures you film are cuttable, you also need to make sure the sound is continuous.
Providing cutting points for the editor
If you want to make your editor happy, you need to create places in your footage where he can make cuts.
A moving shot: performing clean A to B movements
When you are filming, you have to plan every shot you make before pressing the record button.
Creating useful B-roll footage
The B-roll refers to supplemental or alternate footage that is used to intercut with the main shot in an interview or documentary.
To become a good camera operator, you need to learn how to focus manually.
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