Rack Focus

  • Transitioning your focus from one object to another that is either in the background or the foreground

Dutch Angle

  • Diagonally angled shot
  • Not frequently used, mostly for artistic expression or creative emphasis

Over the Shoulder

  • Shot of a subject from behind, or over, someone else’s shoulder
  • Often used during a conversation scene


  • Moving the camera on wheels left to right on the tripod


  • Moving the camera on wheels forward and backward on the tripod