Two Riddles Project, dramatic angle
is a camera composition technique with noticeable and unordinary angles. Generally, at a high or low angle of an unnatural point-of-view. Often used for effect, it also implies many messages to the audience, intended by the director or not.
The Two Riddles Project, camera zoom out.
Camera zoom out,
changes the focal length without moving the camera. A subject framed in a closer view is soon framed in a wider view without a cut. Used for dramatic effect, it is an unnatural technique. It is a substitute for a match cut dolly out. It’s unnaturalness draws attention to itself and should be used sparingly.
Clever Girl, camera zoom in
Camera zoom in,
changes the focal length without moving the camera. A subject framed in a wider view is framed in a closer view without a cut. Used for dramatic effect, it is an unnatural technique. It is a substitute for a match cut or a character dolly. It’s unnaturalness draws attention to itself and should be used sparingly.
Job 30:26: Character dolly.
or push-in, is when the camera approaches its subject. Often the the character is first framed in a wide view before the approaching. The camera can close in slowly for an emotional effect or quickly for an exciting effect. It is a substitute for zoom or a match-cut for a specific purpose at the decision of the director.
Two Riddles Project, camera dolly behind and front
The Camera Dolly, may have variations following its subject or leading them. When the camera trails the subjects, the audience has a view where they are going as if they were an uncounted member of the group. Sometimes, we want to capture the reactions by leading them. Instead of seeing where they are going, we see where they have been. A slight, subtle, but effective differences between the two.