59 Shots Cinemotography By: Melissa Rostran

Clarity, logical sequence

The logical story represents an image in which the boy is the character who emphasizes a shot to shot sequence

Timing, logical sequence, clarity

The ballon is a major problem happening within shot and the timing seems endless within shot to shot. It is also part of logical sequence

Logical sequence, timing, clarity

The character who also creates a story is the man in which the water ballon falls on. The timing is perfect because the shot to shot creates logical sequence.

Interest / appeal , logical sequence clarity

It's the most interesting part for him to respond back to the trouble in the first place, creating clarity and logical sequence.

Logical sequence clarity, interest/ appeal

The way the boy responded back creates logical sequence and a responsive attribute towards the interest/ appeal of both characters


It's planned in different sizes and transitions in creating the continuation within shot to shot


This picture is also part of a logical sequence that the frame size zoomed in on the major problem happening within shot to shot


The man walks through the open door (4 sec) it's part of a logical flow that evolve with frame sizes, timing and transitions

Establishing shot/long shot

It provides audience with information and conditions. For example it doesn't use long shot for details and in this picture the information given defines the area, very old saloons

Medium long shot

It's wider than a mid range shot, shoes action. It represents someone watching a sun rise in which the surrounding back and for is displayed

Medium / mid range shot

These type of shots are used to communicate actions and interactions with characters. The interaction happening are the two girls ganging up on the smaller character

A two shot

It includes characters that communicate information through interaction and the aliens currently are doing that

A medium-up shot

The medium up shot communicated gestures and expressions and action framed within close limits. In this picture it represents or high mighty gesture.

Over the shoulder shot

The purpose of this shot is to engage the audience into the picture itself. The audience feels attracted to what's happening with the character.

Over the shoulder shot

This is just a closer image to the previous picture and it also helps the audience with the action. So in this case the audience is apart in reading the letter.

Close up shots

It limits the space in which your character can move and that is what's shown.

Close up shots

It communicates expression and reaction. In this picture close up shot focus attention on the expression of his face.

Extreme close up shots

In this picture the extreme close up shot focuses on the attention on details.

Extreme close up

In this picture the hand represents the extreme close up in which it focuses attention.

Off camera (off screen action)

The use of sound and or dialogue is used to represent action not visible to the audience.

Ariel shots

It's a high camera perspective in which the room seems dramatic, it's also disoriented the audience.

Ariel shots

The castle has a high camera perspective and in a way it's very dramatic to the audience.

The titled Camera frame

In this picture the stair case creates anxiety and tension to the picture


It captures action in the shadow in which it's considered scary


This picture has frame sizes and the audience is engaging with the picture. The audience can also have the audience in the characters situation.


This picture communicates emotion to the audience. The low angle looking up creates a feeling of a dominant superior.


A camera angle looking down on the character communicate to the audience. Might be see. As weak and vulnerable.

Relative sizes and proportions

Can create emotional response to the audience. For example the bigger person seems intimidating and frame size emphasizes the impotional impact

Relative sizes and proportions

The emotional response is created by the camera, the angle perspective and frame size that create impact

Using the whole frame

In this picture the limit motion in this frame uses a side to side motion. It uses the entire depth of the frame

Using the whole frame

In this picture the character and action move away from the audience

Using the whole frame

The character and action move towards the audience

Positioning characters

In this picture the positioning of the character always position your character side by side

Positioning characters

Positioning the characters on an angle with one a time closer to the camera than the other. This adds interest and engages the audience.


It focuses attention in the center of each shot and it contrasts forms and color to focus attention.


Positioning and staging help the character and frame contrast the center.


It has unplanned movement in which there is no center and it will confuse the audience.

Staging (contrast)

It doesn't camouflage but the contrast makes the character stand out by using shapes, colors and forms.

Staging (Contrast)

It's a lighter contrast that helps identify the contrast between shape and colors

Staging Lighting

It doesn't hide characters from backgrounds and highlights the frame

Staging lighting

The lighting doesn't hide the characters background, using the same quality of highlighting the frame

Staging dominance

It helps the character stand out and it helps the audience understand the dominant character

Pan shot

It scans the background and created by the physically rotated tripod evoking into a stationary camera

Tracking dollying

It's settled by moving camera on the tracking system laterally as show in the picture


The camera is out the shot and it's accomplished when tracking system is in or out of set

A zoom out

The subject is manipulated by the zoom out and the movement is away from subject

Zoom in

It's the movement towards a subject and there's a zoom ring on camera lens

Actual movement

It's when a character moves across a stationary background

Apparent movement

It's when a background is moved behind subject

Anticipatory shot

Is a shot that is planned to set up the audience for the next

Action shot

When the character has captured the audience in doing an action

Anticipatory action

It could occur in the same shot that leads to the next the character is ready to jump

Action shot

Is when a emotional or physical reaction should follow

Reaction shot

Is an emotional and physical reaction that follows a shot


Physical forces drag the weight of an object or a character that influences how you animate

Propulsion and mechanism

The way you animate structure in which objects more fluidly unlike mechanical objects


The character moves and it's determined by ibis personality and action

3 second shot

Timing helps create action and emotional pacing

5 second shot

Emotion and action are a factor of timing in which it helps convey the amount needed

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