Wide Shot – the subject exists fully within the frame, although does not necessarily fill up the entire screen.
Extreme Wide Shot – Used to establish the surroundings of the subject, often the camera is so far back that the subject is not clearly visible in the situation.
Close up – A shot taken very close to the subject.
Mid Shot – a shot where the entire subject is not covered, but it is at a medium distance.
Over-the-Shoulder shot – A shot where the camera is held over the shoulder of somebody and directed at something/somebody else.
Point-of-View Shot – A shot taken which is supposed to resemble what the actor/actress is seeing through their own eyes.
High Angle Shot – A shot taken above the target which makes the target look small.
Low Angle Shot – A shot taken below the target to make the target look large.
Eye Level Shot – A shot where the target is looking directly at the camera.
Aerial Shot – A shot taken from somewhere high up, often to establish the surroundings.
Long Shot – A long shot is almost the same as a wide shot where the subject takes up almost all of the screen.
Two Shot – A shot where two characters are within the same shot.
Oblique Shot – Also known as a dutch angle shot, it is a shot taken from an unstable angle to represent what is happening within the scene.
Dolly Shot – A shot taken from a cart on tracks.
Crane Shot – A shot taken from a crane in order to view something from above.