Camera Angle


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Camera Angle

 

in motion pictures, the angle at which an object is shot, either with a stationary or mobile camera. Camera angle is an important element in the pictorial-montage composition of a film. It can be used to show all sides of an action, event, or phenomenon. It can also be used to show a person’s facial expressions, gestures, and movements, to create montage metaphors, and to shoot a scene from a given character’s point of view.

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Josh King had the impressive title "director of production for presidential events" under Bill Clinton, and worried about camera angles from the Grand Tetons to the World War II beaches of France.
Directors should either forego this camera angle or have their heroes wear sunglasses.
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In the spirit of that priority, this study focuses on an important ad form variable, specifically, the ways in which camera angle can be manipulated to maximize attention gains while minimizing distraction costs.
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Two companies are developing camera technology that will give control of the camera angle to Internet users.
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''You'll be able to choose your camera angle, have instant replays, highlights, updates, and more stats,'' he announced.
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