Guerrilla Filmmaking 101: Camera zoom out

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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.

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