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Videotape these
in this order:
1. Wide Shot
2. Medium Shot
3. Close Up
4. Point of View Shot
5. Two-Shot
6. Over the Shoulder
7. High Angle
8. Low Angle
9. Pan
10. Tracking
11. Tilt

HIGH ANGLE

left: Norman Bates in Psycho; above: Vertigo
LOW ANGLE

left: Norman Bates in Psycho; above: Raging Bull
POINT OF VIEW SHOT

is made up of two shots: 1. Someone is looking and 2. What they're looking at; is Norman Bates looking at the Tower of London?
ALFRED HITCHCOCK

Hitchcock carefully storyboarded each shot

left: the Bates house in Psycho; above: the reason why Scotty had Vertigo
The Famous Shower Scene in Psycho


in 1960 you couldn't show anything explicit in a scene where a woman was stabbed in a shower

Hitchcock's masterpiece Vertigo
Wide Shot — Establishing Shot
Hitchcock's Vertigo
Over the Shoulder Shot
Hitchcock's Vertigo
2 Shot is different from an Over the Shoulder shot
Hitchcock's Vertigo
This 2-shot is closer cropped than the one above; the storyboard should make that clear