In terms of camera distance with respect to the object within the shot, there are basically 7 types of shots;

  1. extreme close-up
  2. close-up
  3. medium close-up
  4. medium shot
  5. medium long shot
  6. long shot
  7. extreme long shot or distance shot


In addition, the terms one-, two-, and three-shots are used to describe shots framing one, two, or three people - usually in

  • medium close-ups
  • medium shots 

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