The Close-Up Shot in Videography and Cinematography

Published on July 3, 2014

The close-up is probably the most important and most common shot in video and film. It's extremely common, and it's certainly one of the fundamental camera angles to practice.

In this video, I demonstrate several different types of close-up shots. I cover what they're called, how you can identify them, and when you might use them.

I hope it's helpful!

This article was last updated on October 13, 2017


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