Establishing shot

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What does it do? The establishing shot is usually an exterior, long or extreme longshot that showcases a location where the action that follows will take place These shots usually precede and contextualize scenes of action and or dialogue, sometimes … Continued

The two shot

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What does it do? Includes two characters in the same composition Common use of the two shot is as the master shot for covering a conversation, instantly suggests there is a connection between the characters (audience has to evaluate the … Continued

The subjective shot

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What does it do? Ability to let the audiences experience the action as if seen directly through the eyes of a character Allowing the audience to become a surrogate for a character, watching events unfold as if through his or … Continued