Shots indicating camera angle (angulo), in
addition to subject size within (dentro) a
shot types can also indicate where a camera is
placed in relation to the subject. Here are some
commonly used terms:
Eye Level: Shot taken with the camera approximately at human eye level,
resulting in a neutral effect on the audience.
High Angle: Subject is photographed from above eye
level. This can have the effect of making the subject seem
vulnerable, weak (débil), or frightened (asustado).
Low Angle: Subject is photographed from below eye
level. This can have the effect of making the subject
look powerful, heroic, or dangerous.}
Bird’s-Eye View: A high-angle shot that’s taken from directly overhead (por encima de
la cabeza) and from a distance. The shot gives the audience a wider view and is useful for
showing direction and that the subject is moving. The shot is often taken from on a crane or