VIEWING SKILLS: AWARENESS OF TELEVISION AND FILM TECHNIQUESExcerpted from Splaine, John."Critical Viewing: K-8" School Library Media Activites Monthly October, 1990 Keeley Library May 18, 2000
camera tilted up at a person gives viewers the sense that the pictured
person is powerful.
A camera tilted down at a person gives viewers the sense that that the pictured person is subordinate, or more vulnerable.
A camera picturing a person from the side suggests that the pictured person is not being direct.
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|Film Genres||Grammar of Television and Film|
|Film, TV and Video Tips-How To||Technical Issues in Film|
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