The position of the camera in order to show a certain scene. A camera may be placed
straight on to a scene, at a side angle, high angle or low angle.
- a dolly shot: the camera and the base to which it is affixed move toward or away from a stationary object.
- a tracking shot: the camera moves behind or ahead of a moving person or object.
- a crane shot: the camera moves up or down on an automatic crane.
- a pan: the camera moves left or right on a fixed base.
- a tilt: the camera moves up or down.
A shot which shows a limited and magnified view of a character or an object. It usually has a psychological, dramatic or symbolic value.
The immediate foreground and the deepest parts of the background are in clear focus.
Gradual transition from one scene to another.
A shot which looks down upon a scene or a character.
A shot which provides a wide-angle view of a scene.
A shot which looks up at a character (object or scene).
Shows the object from waist up.
Film narration/commentary in which the speaker remains unseen.
|Dolly shot||plan ou prises de vues en travelling.|
|Tracking shot||travelling (objet ou personne filmé en mouvement).|
|Crane shot||prise de vues sur grue.|
|Deep focus||profondeur de champ.|
|Close shot||plan rapproché|
|Medium close shot||plan Américain.|
|Medium shot||plan moyen.|
|Medium long shot||plan de demi ensemble.|
|Long shot||plan d'ensemble.|