Shoot Wide to Orient Your Viewer


It’s often helpful to open with a quick wide shot that sets the mood. Most of your footage should be close-ups of the action, but it can be disorienting for your viewers if they can’t tell where the scene is or what is happening. A shot of the crowd, before you narrow in on the speaker, will go a long way towards making sure your viewer understands the story you’re trying to tell.

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