It is always possible to cut from a wide shot to a tight shot or from a tight shot to a wide shot but almost never from a wide to a wide or a tight to a tight unless perfectly matched in action and composition…

This wide shot has within it many tight shots to choose from depending on the story being told.

 Wide Angle 

Here are some of the infinite possibilities highlighted.    You can also begin with one of these and cut to the wide shot.   Opposite angles attract.

Tight Angles









Showing the Story   | Brevity | ContinuityAxis | Framing

Cross Cutting  | Match Cutting | Cutting Tight or Wide


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