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Shot Composition Handout

Digital Asset Published 9/10/14 Last updated on 5/16/18

This introductory handout illustrates good shot composition strategies and reviews different camera shots and angles.

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Aziz Soubai

Posted on 6/22/18 2:03:40 AM Permalink

Thanks for sharing

Joe Brekke

Posted on 11/20/16 5:22:34 AM Permalink

​Brilliant! Thank you!

Valerie Agramonte

Posted on 11/30/14 9:43:59 PM Permalink

So helpful, thank you.

Gail Holinka

Posted on 11/30/14 3:52:06 AM Permalink

Great, good to see this; we use the same concepts in my photography classes!


Posted on 11/21/14 5:55:33 AM Permalink

Great resource! Thank you

kristen kovacevic

Posted on 11/10/14 7:07:12 AM Permalink

Fantastic hand out!

Veronica Sarmiento

Posted on 11/5/14 3:48:56 PM Permalink

What a great resource! I especially love that there are students in the shots. That really helps them relate more!

Mauricio Figueroa

Posted on 10/30/14 3:52:40 PM Permalink

This is an amazing resource thank you very much. As the young people I work with are visual thinkers I could design this sheet into a whole workshop where young people can go and explore different shot techniques.

Alisha Crawford

Posted on 10/20/14 5:10:07 PM Permalink

This guide will help determine the shots we should use in making the short video. So now let's see what interesting story we can weave using this - expecting my outcome to be compelling.

Janet Harris

Posted on 10/19/14 10:37:26 PM Permalink

Thank you

Tarek Bahaa El Deen

Posted on 10/18/14 9:47:15 AM Permalink

It's Very helpful , but I think it needs more points

Bhuvana Sriram

Posted on 10/17/14 5:12:30 PM Permalink

Very helpful handout and thanks for sharing.

Megha Arora

Posted on 10/16/14 12:04:36 PM Permalink

very helpful

Konstantin Koehler

Posted on 10/15/14 5:06:28 PM Permalink

nicely done and very helpful. thanks!

Karen Waller

Posted on 10/14/14 7:10:26 PM Permalink

Great guide. I can't wait to share the info.

Mats Soderberg

Posted on 10/13/14 11:22:15 PM Permalink

Useful, thank you!

Ana Laura Gomes

Posted on 10/13/14 1:53:10 PM Permalink

very nice! simple, objective. thanks for sharing.

Valery Keibler

Posted on 10/12/14 10:09:03 PM Permalink


Bhuvana Sriram

Posted on 10/12/14 1:44:19 PM Permalink

Its a very useful guide to know about the intricacies of camera shots!

Stella Maris Berdaxagar

Posted on 10/12/14 11:45:53 AM Permalink

Good guide!

Judy Durkin

Posted on 9/26/14 7:18:11 AM Permalink

This sheet will save me time and energy talking to the yearbook staff about photos and videos. Thank you, Adobe.