Handy guides to knowing how, when, and most importantly why, to move the camera.
When planning shots, In Depth Cine advises, ask yourself:
- What is the focus of the scene?
- What information do we need to present?
- In what order?
- Whose perspective is the story being told from?
- Should the movement be motivated?
- Does the camera need to move at all?
The original image is part of a large and impassioned Types of camera movements discussion on Reddit: