Outdoor exposure guide
The use of filming techniques must be used whenever possible both in
training situations and on the battlefield.
Some of the techniques will be
impossible to use when you are under fire. But you can provide clear, sharp,
well-exposed film for your commander if you follow the principles of motion
picture filming techniques you use every day.
When filming a subject for intelligence, or other than public affairs
purposes, place a scale alongside the subject to show size. If it is a radio,
weapon, vehicle or other relatively small object, use a ruler or other form of
scale. If the subject is large, such as a building, place a vehicle or other
object of known size alongside the building. This will act as a scale.
a. All buildings should be filmed to show all sides, three-quarter views,
entrances, windows, any special feature, and should always have a scale of some