Overshot

An overshot is often used to convey absolute powerlessness. In Thor (2011), director Kenneth Branagh uses an overshot of Thor …

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Low angle

Low angle shots are often used to convey a sense of power. In Drive (2011), director Nicholas Winding Refn uses …

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Undershot

An undershot is when the camera is positioned directly beneath the subject, looking up. Given that this is an unusual and extreme angle, …

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Canting

Canting is a compositional technique you can use when you want to convey that something is wrong to the audience. It’s …

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