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					1.    ____Zoom out                                  camera that provides for
2.    ____Backlight                                 steady movement
3.    ____Medium shot                           J. Film stock that requires more
4.    ____Close-up                                  light
5.    ____Contrast                              K. Intense, brilliant and vivid color
6.    ____Diffuser                              L. Lighting from behind
7.    ____Anamorphic lens                       M. An angle from directly
8.    ____Digital intermediate                      overhead
9.    ____Dolly                                 N. A shot in which the subject fills
10.   ____Dutch angle                               most of the frame
11.   ____Establishing shot                     O. The difference between the
12.   ____Eye-level angle                           lightest and darkest parts of an
13.   ____Low angle                                 image
14.   ____Slow film stock                       P. The distances in front of the
15.   ____Extreme close up                          camera in which all objects are
16.   ____Depth of field                            in focus in DEPTH.
17.   ____Fast film stock                       Q. Faded or pale colors
18.   ____Tilt                                  R. Any material that is placed over
19.   ____Film stock                                the camera lens to soften the
20.   ____Desaturated color                         image of the subject
21.   ____Gauge                                 S. Transfer the exposed film to a
22.   ____Bird’s-eye view                           computer, manipulate the
23.   ____Hard light                                picture with a computer
24.   ____High angle                                program and then transfer back
25.   ____Morph                                     to film
26.   ____Pan                                   T. A wheeled platform to move
27.   ____Point-of-view shot                        the camera on
28.   ____Saturated color                       U. An angle that is turned at
29.   ____Steadicam                                 around a 45 degree angle
30.   ____Emulsion                              V. A clear gelatin substance that
31.   ____Swish pan                                 contains tiny grains that make
32.   ____Telephoto lens                            up a photographic image
33.   ____Tracking                              W. A shot used at the beginning of
34.   ____Zoom in                                   a scene to show where and
                                                    sometimes when the events
                                                    that are to follow take place
                                                X. A shot that completely fills up
                                                    the frame.
          A. Unexposed and unprocessed          Y. A camera angle that creates
             film                                   the effect of the audience being
          B. When the image of the subject          on the same level as the
             decreases in size and the area         subject.
             increases                          Z. Film stock that doesn’t require
          C. The subject increases in size          as much light
             and the area around the            AA. The width of a film
             subject decreases                  BB. Opposite of soft light
          D. A lens that squeezes the image     CC. A view of the subject from high
             onto a film frame in the camera        above
          E. Filming with the camera            DD. A view of the subject from
             moving on a cart placed on a           below
             track                              EE. A shot from the knees up
          F. Pivoting the camera vertically     FF. Change the shape
             up or down during filming          GG. Moving the camera from one
          G. A lens that makes all subject in       side to the other
             an image appear closer to the      HH. Camera placement at the
             camera                                 approximate position of a
          H. Moving the camera quickly              character or person that gives
             from one side to the other             a view similar to what that
          I. A lightweight and portable             subject would see
             mount for holding a movie
Zoom out               Tilt
Backlight              Film stock
Medium shot            Desaturated color
Close-up               Gauge
Contrast               Bird’s-eye view
Diffuser               Hard light
Anamorphic lens        High angle
Digital intermediate   Morph
Dolly                  Pan
Dutch angle            Point-of-view shot
Establishing shot      Saturated color
Eye-level angle        Steadicam
Low angle              Emulsion
Slow film stock        Swish pan
Extreme close up       Telephoto lens
Depth of field         Tracking
Fast film stock        Zoom in
 Unexposed and
 unprocessed film
 When the image of
 the subject
 decreases in size
 and the area
 increases
 The subject
 increases in size and
 the area around the
 subject decreases
 A lens that
 squeezes the image
 onto a film frame in
 the camera
 Filming with the
 camera moving on a
 cart placed on a
 track
 Pivoting the camera
 vertically up or down
 during filming
 A lens that makes
 all subject in an
 image appear closer
 to the camera
 Moving the camera
 quickly from one side
 to the other
 A lightweight and
 portable mount for
 holding a movie
 camera that provides
 for steady movement
 Film stock that
 requires more light
 Intense, brilliant and
 vivid color
 Lighting from
 behind
 An angle from
 directly overhead
 A shot in which the
 subject fills most of
 the frame
 The difference
 between the lightest
 and darkest parts of
 an image
 The distances in
 front of the camera in
 which all objects are
 in focus in DEPTH.
 Faded or pale
 colors
 Any material that is
 placed over the
 camera lens to
 soften the image of
 the subject
 Transfer the
 exposed film to a
 computer,
 manipulate the
 picture with a
 computer program
 and then transfer
 back to film
 A wheeled platform
 to move the camera
 on
 An angle that is
 turned at around a
 45 degree angle
 A clear gelatin
 substance that
 contains tiny grains
 that make up a
 photographic image
 A shot used at the
 beginning of a scene
 to show where and
 sometimes when the
 events that are to
 follow take place
 A shot that
 completely fills up
 the frame.
 A camera angle that
 creates the effect of
 the audience being
 on the same level as
 the subject.
 Film stock that
 doesn’t require as
 much light
 The width of a film
 Opposite of soft
 light
 A view of the
 subject from high
 above
 A view of the
 subject from below
 A shot from the
 knees up
 Change the shape
 Moving the camera
 from one side to the
 other
 Camera placement
 at the approximate
 position of a
 character or person
that gives a view
similar to what that
subject would see

				
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