Amazing camera shots you can use in your corporate film project

The Space Angle : The angle is used to show earth, country, state, city or a large area from the top.
Aerial Drone : In this angle shot is taken from the top , generally 10feet to 500 feet.
High Angle : the camera in this shot will be looking down on the subject.

Eye Level : This angle is achieved when the camera is placed at the eye level of the subject in the frame.

Low angle : the Low Angle is achieved by pointing the camera up at the subject.
Ground Angle : This angle has been used a lot to show people that have fallen on the ground,

Upside Down : A camera angle where the subject seems to be placed upside down. Often times the camera is placed upside down.

Over the shoulder : This means is placing the camera behind one of the actors and it shows the shoulder of one actor and the face of the other actor.

Over the body : This is achieved when the camera show the body of one actor and the face of another actor, standing face to face.

POV : When the camera shows what the character sees it is said to be in the POV or Point of View camera angle.

Wide Angle : Wide Angle lens will give you a wider angle of view and you will achieve the wide camera angle. These lenses have a focal length range from 16mm to 35mm
Normal Angle : Using a normal angle lens will create a shot with a normal angle of view. Lense can be 35mm to 50mm.
Telephoto Angle : Here you use the telephoto lens to get a narrow angle of view. Lenses can be 70mm to 200mm

Extreme telephoto: Lenses above 400mm, will give you a very narrow angle of view and a highly magnified image. This is used to film subject way into the distance like planes, birds etc

Establishing shot : This external shot establishes the location of the scene where it is set in.

Extreme Long shot : Extreme long shots are often shot from very far away and where your subjects look miniscule. Often used to show relationship of subject with environment.

Long Shot : The Long shot is described as the shot showing the full length of the actor’s body.

Medium Long shot : In the Medium long shot, one would cover the actor’s body till their knees.
Medium Shot : Medium shots only cover the actor’s body till their waist.

Medium Close Up shot : Medium close up, the frame is cut above the belly of the actor.

The Close Up : The Close up shot favors the actor’s expression alone. In this shot, only the face is put in the frame

Extreme Close Up : Extreme Close Up requires the frame to absolutely isolate a part of the actor’s face. It could be their eyes, their lips or their nose.

Macro shot : When you are trying to show something from a really close angle, you use a macro lense.

Out of Focus Shot : When the shot is purposefully defocused in its entirety. Very useful if you want to show blurred vision

Rack Focus shot : When you shift the focus from one point to the other in one shot.

Deep Focus shot : Shots where almost everything is in sharp focus, from foreground to the background,

Shallow Depth of Field : Using a wider aperture, you can blur out the background and keep the foreground in sharp focus hence achieving the Shallow Depth of Field Shot

Breaking the fourth wall: When the character looks directly into the camera and talks to the audience directly, it is said to be a fourth wall breaking shot.

Chroma Key- green/blue screen shot : The subject, when filmed in front of a colored background which can later be removed in post-production

Inserts / b ROLLS : the shots of location, props or action that are taken as substitutes or insurance for editing. Many of these shots are done by a second unit.

Static shot : the shots where the camera does not move at all is called a static shot. Confrontations, conversations type scenarios use static shots to tell the story better.

Panning movement : When the camera pans left or right in normal to slow speed. The panning movement is a good way to reveal something new to the audience.

Whip Pan : When the camera pans left or right at a high speed creating streaks of motion blur.

Tilting Movement:When the camera tilts up or down in a normal to slow speed.

Whip Tilt : When the camera tilts up or down at a high speed creating a very pronounced motion blur

Slider Movement : When the camera moves across a small distance on a slider, that movement is called the slider movement.

Vertical slider movement : Same as the slider movement, but the camera here moves vertically on a slider

Tracking Shot : A camera moving sideways or in an angle where it is tracking a subject movements is said to be in a tracking movement and is often called to be a tracking shot. Help of gimble or steadycam can be taken here.

Dolly Shot : When the camera moves in or out on a dolly, that movement is called the dolly movement

Zoom : When the lens zooms in by changing its focal length it is said to be a zoom in movement.

Vertigo Shot : Combining the Zoom in with a Dolly out or a Zoom out with a Dolly in will lead to a vertigo movement.

Arc Movement : When the camera moves around the subject in an arc it is called as the arc movement.

Stop Motion : In this method, you take photographs of every tiny movement and then run it as a frames to create a shot.

Motion Graphics : When the shot incorporates motion graphics or animation for information purposes it is said to have motion graphics movement.

Jib / crane Movement : When the camera is mounted on a Jib arm or crane and is a free to move in a 3D plane, such movement is called as the Jib movement.

Robot Arm Movement : To execute the robot arm movement, the camera is mounted on a robot arm like the Bolt which can be used to move very precisely and smoothly from one point to another.

Doggy / Buggy Cam : When the camera moves close to the ground it is said to be in a doggy or a buggy movement.

Timelapse / hyperlapse : When a greater time period is shown to pass by taking shots from a photography camera and playing them in the order, which were clicked in a predetermined manner and at regular intervals. Hyperlapse is achieved when a timelapse footage is combined with motion

Slowmotion / FastMotion : When the camera shoots at a higher FPS to slow down the footage later in post. Fast Motion movement is achieved by shooting at a lower FPS to speed up the footage later in post.

One Take Shot : When a range of movement is carried out through the scene without cutting the shot at all, it is known as a one take movement
Hidden Wipe : When the camera moves the frame to hide an incoming wipe from another shot. This technique has been used many times to hide cuts and transitions while trying to achieve a seemingly seamless one take.
Action Camera or Body camera or helment camera: When the camera is mounted on a helmet, car hood or bike handle, usually accompanied with a wide angle it can gopro or dji action. The Body cam movement is executed by attaching the camera to the body of the performer.

Process Trailor : When cameras are mounted on a trailer towed by a tracking vehicle for the purpose of being used as a moving camera platform, it is known as the process trailer .
Table 360 : the table 360 pan movement is achieved by keeping the camera at the centre of table and panning it left or right to different actors

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