Camera Shots And Angles

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Camera Shots And Angles

A short quiz to test your knowledge of an old subject -shots - and a new one - storyboards.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is the proper framing for a shot of an interview?A           B           C             D                                                           
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 2. 
    What is a storyboard?
    • A. 

      A series of drawings or diagrams that shows the composition of a video segment.

    • B. 

      A way to plan your videoshoot.

    • C. 

      A series of drawings that visually tells the story frame by frame.

    • D. 

      All the above.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following should not be included in a storyboard?
    • A. 

      Shot description

    • B. 

      Type of video camera used

    • C. 

      Sequence number

    • D. 

      Camera Movement

  • 4. 
    The opening shot of a scene, which tells you where the action will be taking place, is called:
    • A. 

      Establishing Shot

    • B. 

      Medium Shot

    • C. 

      Rule of Thirds

    • D. 

      Close-up

  • 5. 
    Why should you get close to your subject rather than zooming in?
    • A. 

      So you can make your subject nervous.

    • B. 

      Zooming brings the background objects forward and "flattens" the look of the shot. You lose depth of field.

    • C. 

      Coming in closer gives you more control over your subject.

    • D. 

      Color and light are always better when you get in close.

  • 6. 
    When would you use a high angle shot?
    • A. 

      When you want the audience to feel sorry for the person on the screen.

    • B. 

      When you want the audience to feel superior to the person on the screen.

    • C. 

      When you want the audience to feel detached from the action,

    • D. 

      When you want to show how big the set is.

  • 7. 
    When would you use a low angle shot?
    • A. 

      When you want the audience to see the sky behind the subject.

    • B. 

      When you want the audience to feel intimidated or afraid of the image on the screen.

    • C. 

      When you want the image on the screen to appear bigger than it is.

    • D. 

      Both B and C.

  • 8. 
    What is the proper way to frame a close-up?
    • A. 

      Just get in really close - it doesn't matter what you're shooting.

    • B. 

      Cut the subject off at the neck.

    • C. 

      Show all the face including the whole chin, but it's ok if you cut off the top of the head.

    • D. 

      Show all the face including the whole forehead, but it's ok if you cut off the chin.

  • 9. 
    Name at least three of the six deadly camera sins.
  • 10. 
    Why create a storyboard?
    • A. 

      It helps you to visualize your idea for a video.

    • B. 

      It serves as a guide for all the production personnel to follow in shooting the video.

    • C. 

      It allows you to experiment with alternative ideas before committing anything to tape.

    • D. 

      All the above.

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