Long shot

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Long shot

Camera shot that (on a person) shows roughly from the top of their head to the bottom of their feet. (visual)


The shot to the right is a long shot. It clearly shows the whole character from head to toe.

Typical effects

Long shots are good for giving audiences a 'complete view' of a character.

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