Description: Camera follows subject
as they move. May involve panning, tilting, and zooming.
Purposes: Keep subject in frame, add energy and movement
Description: Camera is stationary
and subject enters or leaves frame.
Purposes: Allow subject to enter or leave scene, a transition
between scenes or subjects. Let in can establish a setting and then
bring attention to subject walking into setting. Let out can be
used to end a scene.
Let in & Follow
Description: Subject enters camera
frame and then camera follows moving subject.
Purposes: Establish a scene and then follow action, change
attention from one subject to another, pickup pace of scene, transition
Description: Uses a pan, tilt or
combination to change the main subject of a shot from one element
Purposes: Shift attention from one element in the frame to
another, show physical relationship between subject elements, follow
action by changing framing when main action changes between subject
elements or show secondary activities happening while main action