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  • Macro Lens

    A lens that is optimized for shooting very small objects or for focusing objects extremely close to the lens.

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  • Master Shot

    A wide shot that captures all the action in one scene. Essential to having proper coverage of a scene, the master shot is usually the first set up shot during production.

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  • Master Tape

    The original and best-quality tape copy of the final edit. A master may also refer to the original tape on which footage was shot.

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  • Match Frame Edit

    An editing choice where shots of different length (close-ups, medium and wide shots, for example) with similar composition are intercut in order to create seamless movement within a scene. Careful attention to frame composition, the appearance of details in the environment, continuity in actors’ performances and rhythm of cutting on movement are key to pairing shots in match frame editing.

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