Learning Event 2:
1. Good framing is fundamental to a
Without good framing
techniques, everything else is useless.
For instance, tight framing emphasizes
the screen's confines.
can pass out of the frame, requiring
catch-up panning, an obtrusive operation
Avoid tight framing
a. Allow enough headroom for the subject.
Too little headroom creates
tension within the TV screen. For good vertical balance, avoid the cramping
effect of insufficient headroom or a bottom-heavy effect of excess room. The
compositional elements can become incidental borders, depending on how they are
formed (fig 3-9).
Appropriate and inappropriate headroom