angle shot
noun Date: circa 1922 a picture taken with the camera pointed at an angle from the horizontal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • angle shot — noun 1. : a picture taken with the camera pointed at an angle from the horizontal 2. : a motion picture shot duplicating or continuing the action of the previous shot but from a different position * * * Motion Pictures, Photog. a picture taken… …   Useful english dictionary

  • angle shot — Motion Pictures, Photog. a picture taken with the camera pointed obliquely at the subject, sometimes causing distortion of perspective and proportion. Also called angle. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • Low-angle shot — In cinematography, a low angle shot, is a shot from a camera positioned low on the vertical axis, often at knee height, looking up. This technique is sometimes used in scenes of confrontation to illustrate which character holds the higher… …   Wikipedia

  • High-angle shot — In film, a high angle shot is usually when the camera is located high (often above head height) and the shot is angled downwards (in contrast to a low angle shot). This shot is used sometimes in scenes of confrontation and fights to show which… …   Wikipedia

  • High-Angle-Shot — Als Kameraperspektive bezeichnet man im Sinne eines Betrachtungswinkels den Standort der Kamera auf ein Objekt. Dies ist nicht mit den Einstellungsgrößen zu verwechseln, die sich ausschließlich nach dem Bildgrößenausschnitt definieren. Allerdings …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Low-Angle-Shot — Als Kameraperspektive bezeichnet man im Sinne eines Betrachtungswinkels den Standort der Kamera auf ein Objekt. Dies ist nicht mit den Einstellungsgrößen zu verwechseln, die sich ausschließlich nach dem Bildgrößenausschnitt definieren. Allerdings …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • reverse angle shot —   a basic camera angle composed of a shot photographed from the opposite side of a subject to provide a different perspective; in a dialogue scene between characters, a shot of the second participant is commonly composed as an over the shoulder… …   Glossary of cinematic terms

  • low-angle shot —   a shot in which the subject is filmed directly from below and the camera tilts up at the action or character, to make the subject appear larger than life, more formidable, taller and more menacing; contrast to a high angle shot   Examples: a… …   Glossary of cinematic terms

  • wide-angle shot —   a shot (often abbreviated WS) taken with a lens that is able to take in a wider field or range of view (to capture more of the scene s elements or objects) than a regular or normal lens; a wide angle shot exaggerates the distance, depth or… …   Glossary of cinematic terms

  • high-angle shot —   a shot in which the subject or scene is filmed from above and the camera points down on the action, often to make the subject(s) small, weak and vulnerable; contrast to low angle shot   Example: in the opening of Force of Evil (1948), a high… …   Glossary of cinematic terms

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