Guerrilla Filmmaking 101: Camera Dolly, Reveal in Foreground

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Rated T for Teen, camera dolly with variation reveal in foreground.

The Camera Dolly, Reveal in Foreground is a technique introducing a new subject, generally from the left or right edge as the camera travels horizontally as the new subject is introduced in the foreground.  The subtle focus from one to other is helped by the separation of depth.

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With 2/3 view in front of the talent, the camera follows her to the right in what seems to be a peculiar long shot.  However, entering into the camera space from the right, a medium close up of a werewolf creature is quietly introduced with sounds of buzzing flies that disappear when our heroine returns alone on camera.

Guerrilla filmmaking 101 is a series a posts covering the basics in a quick-footed production.  Every director carries his or her own filmmaking philosophy.

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