Low Angle Shot

How To : Shoot a moving shot at a camera low angle

Trying to get that perfect ground shot done, but just can't seem to make it work? This is the tutorial for you! This video covers a few techniques any cinematographer can use to pull off a stunning movie shot with a low camera angle.

How To : Shoot low-angle footage

This how-to video offers some pointers on how to take footage from a low angle. This technique captures a unique perspective neglected by traditional methods of film-making. The principle is simple, flip the camera and go. Check out this video lesson and learn how to shoot low ...more

How To : Hit the angle shot

Check out this instructional tennis video that demonstrates how to hit an angle shot. Angle shots are hard to hit in tennis. Learn how to hit angle shots in tennis with this video clip. Take action and remember these tips: Wait for ball that lands near sides Brush up on the b ...more

How To : Shoot a low speed bank shot

This pool shooting video shows the effect of a slow speed shot and mentions the difference between what the ball will do at slow and medium speeds. It is important to keep in mind that when trying to bank a shot at low speed the rebound angle will be wide. Shoot a low speed ba ...more

How To : Use camera angles for more than just a cool shot

Camera angles can be expressed in both physical and psychological terms. The first episode presents the physical angles: low-angle, high-angle, and dutch angle. The second video, instead of being literal (low-angle, camera tilt, etc...), we'll be talking theoretically (what a ...more

How To : Improve Your Shooting Ability For Soccer

Shooting technique: Locking your ankle and pointing your toes down when striking the ball is probably the most important factor in developing the proper shooting technique. It is probably the hardest skill to learn in soccer, but not anymore because I am here to guide you thro ...more

How To : Make a dramatic film

This tutorial covers some of the basics of dramatic filmmaking. A drama is a film that is character-driven, using the characters' emotional responses to situations to move the story along. Epic and historical dramas put their characters in historical events. Crime dramas are s ...more

How To : Understand basic video tricks

Understand basic video tricks. A great way to prop up your camcorder when you don't have a tripod and you want a low angle shot from the ground is to use a rubber doorstop. It stays put and you can move it up and back to set the shot higher or lower. A pair of pantyhose is a ...more

How To : Big wall climb with a basic jumaring technique

This is part of the 'How To Big Wall Book' series on rock climbing. In this segment Chris McNamara demonstrates basic jumaring technique for rock climbing overhang or low angle terrain. This technique for over hanging terrain called jumaring is to reduce arm strain and ascendi ...more

How To : Take Better Photos Without a Better Camera

Taking great photos doesn’t mean you have to invest in an expensive camera. By learning a little bit about photography and the camera you have, you can use a simple point-and-shoot to capture amazing pictures. Try out these tips to begin! 1. Take the time to learn your camera ...more

How To : Hit your approach shot close in a golf game

Golf champion Bob Broman gives tips on how to make a third shot on a par five with the green being slightly upward. The pin is on the back part of the green on an upward angle at about 90 yards. He explains hitting a lower shot using a pitching or sand wedge. He uses the pitch ...more

News : 10 iPhone and Android Apps for Taking Self-Portraits

Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more

How To : Create an angled kick shot in pool using English

In this example the left English is used to create an angled kick pool shot. In other words, the cue ball is hit off center in order to cause the object ball to deflect off the rail at a wider than normal angle to hit a blocked ball. Create an angled kick shot in pool using En ...more

How To : Keep the golf ball low

The low golf shot is particularly useful when you are playing a links course and the wind is blowing, as it stops the ball ballooning and losing distance in its flight. It's also the best way to punch the golf ball out from beneath the branches of a low, overhanging tree. A lo ...more

How To : Use a machete modified with a "scandi" edge

On this video from Bushcraft Machete, he explains the purpose of a scandi edge and how to use it. He uses the machete as a planer, stripping the bark from a log by holding the machete almost flat against the log and tapping the back of the blade with a stick. He explains that ...more

How To : Use the Preview Rendering feature in Blender 2.49

Preview rendering can greatly speed up your workflow by allowing you to preview your scene within the viewport, from any angle and at low resolution as opposed to rendering the full scene anytime you check your progress. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular o ...more

How To : Make a power shot, positioning the cue ball

This video shows how to shoot the target ball with enough strength to pocket the ball and set the cue ball up for the next shot. Hitting low on the cue ball with a good follow through will position the cue ball for the next shot. If done correctly, you can end the game! Make a ...more

How To : Simulate a dolly shot with just a camera tripod

brusspup has tons of ingenious tips and tricks for everybody! In this video tutorial, he shows you how to simulate a dolly shot with just a camera tripod. Want to make your videos look more professional, but don't have the money to spend on an expensive dolly or crane? Film e ...more

How To : Use the kick shot mirror image when shooting pool

This pool shooting video demonstrates how to hit the object ball when an opponent's ball is blocking the shot. Simply visualize an imaginary ball at the rail to achieve the proper angle, moving the object ball away from the opponent's. Use the kick shot mirror image when shoot ...more

How To : Make a shot along the rail

This is a quick demonstration of how to pocket a ball with a shallow angle range. Use the rails to help guide the ball, hitting the cue ball softly. If you hit the ball with speed, the rail will impart English on the object ball, and the ball will rattle away from the pocket. ...more

How To : Create topspin on your forehand in tennis

Welcome to a tennis lesson from FuzzyYellowBalls, the the best place to learn how to play tennis online. Our free video tennis lessons teach you how to play the game in a new way that combines technical analysis, visual learning, and step-by-step progressions. Pro tennis play ...more

How To : Use a drop shot in bass fishing

This video features a former bass fishing guide explaining how to use a drop shot rig properly when you fish. The presenter in this video is fishing in February, so his chances of success are low, but his points are valid and should help get you a little closer to catching 700 ...more

How To : Use hand planes

Hand planes are the epitome of fine woodworking. Extreme woodworkers use them, and serious collectors collect them. Planes come in a wide variety of sizes, styles and designs for specific woodworking purposes. Planes are available made entirely of metal, or made of wood with m ...more

How To : Shoot a soccer ball

In this video, we learn how to shoot a soccer ball the proper way. First, set the ball up to your dominant foot. Then, place the non-kicking foot around 6 inches to the right or left of the ball. Now you will aim to make solid contact with the laces of the shoe. Next, try and ...more

How To : Hit a punch shot

Golf colossus Rickard Strongert describes how to play a low punch shot, a useful technique for dealing with wind on playing through trees. Hit a punch shot. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Improve your chipping game in golf

In this how-to video, you will learn how to prepare for a golf tournament by improving your chipping game. For a high shot, put the ball up in the stance with an open club face. Address the ball with the hands a little bit behind the ball. Through the shot, let the club contin ...more

How To : Bank outside a cut angle, creating reverse English

In pool, a cut angle bank shot will have an amount of right spin. Use reverse, or right, English technique to decrease the rebound angle. By varying the amount of spin, you can change the angle of rebound and create a larger variety of rebound shots. Bank outside a cut angle, ...more

How To : Do a prosthetic skin tear effect

Conner is going to show us how to make a prosthetic skin tearing special effect for use in movies. First you need to get some liquid latex, some coagulated blood, and a paint brush. First paint a layer of liquid latex on the area that you want to have the tear away skin. Once ...more

How To : Properly focus your video camera

This video shows you how to properly focus your video camera. Usually cameras have two focusing modes, manual and automatic. Despite the sophistication of modern cameras and their auto focusing modes, manual focusing still gives the person operating the camera the most control ...more

How To : Do trick shots in beer pong

Learn to do tricks shots in beer pong with these easy tips. You Will Need * Large plastic cup * Ping-pong ball * Beer or any liquid WARNING: Don’t drink unless you’re of legal age. Drink responsibly, and never drink and drive. Step 1: Find a place for your cup Place your cup ...more

How To : Deviation from tangent line

If you use the follow technique on a shot with a small cut angle, the cue ball will deviate from the line tangent to 90 degrees. Deviation from tangent line. Click through to watch this video on colostate.edu

How To : Take screenshots of your computer screen

In this video, Bailey from Bobtot productions demonstrates how to take screen shots of your computer screen. First of all, type in 'jingproject.com' in your browser. Download the file for Windows or Mac and save the file. An icon 'jing' appears on your desktop. Clicking on thi ...more

How To : Cut of the lob z serve in raquetball

This video illustrates how to play Racquetball and how to teturning the Lob Z. Your main priority should be to cut off the Lob Z at or around the dotted line. If the serve is low in your hitting zone, take an aggressive shot like down the line or cross court pass. Make sure to ...more

How To : Sink a pool ball into a pocket

Learn how to sink a pool ball into a pocket. What do pool sharks know that you don’t about sinking a ball? Lots. You Will Need * A pool table * Pool balls * A rack * A pool cue * A pool table * Pool balls * A rack * A pool cue Step 1. Watch the pros Spend some time watchi ...more

How To : Make decisions from the high post in basketball

Learn how to practice quick decision making (pass or shoot) when on the high post and establish good basketball game rhythm. Videos two through four cover when and how to execute each option: jump shot, seal the post (pass the ball down to the player at the low post), and swin ...more

How To : Do a yoga revolved side angle pose

In this tutorial, we learn how to do a yoga revolved side angle pose with Dina Prioste. First, come to a low lung with your right leg forward. Put your hips down so your left thigh gets closer to the floor. Deep inhale and exhale while twisting to the right. You can stay uprig ...more

How To : Unclog a backed up toilet

This video shows you how to unclog a toilet using a plunger. Usually a toilet clog is caused by too much toilet paper. If the water runs out of the toilet, use towels on the floor to absorb excess water. You should place the plunger down into the toilet at an angle and start p ...more

How To : Turn day footage into night in After Effects

Turn your bright daytime footage into a look that seems as though it was shot at night. This common technique known as day for night was done on many low budget films in the 60's and 70's. Turn day footage into night in After Effects. Click through to watch this video on ivfil ...more

How To : Play the forward defensive

Buddy Mason demonstrates how to play the forward defensive for the game cricket. You should use this shot against a well bowled ball. You need to lean forward, swing down, angle down, keep the bat close to the pad, and hold your position. Without a strong defensive game, your ...more

How To : Make side pocket cut shots when playing pool

In this video, we learn how to play pool by making a side pocket cut shot. Thin cuts into the side pocket require the cue ball to travel 8 or more feet. The best way to do this is to pocket the 7 into the side pocket, then run the cue ball down to the short rail. After this, d ...more

How To : Improve your cinematography lighting

In this tutorial, we learn how to improve cinematography lighting. The first style is used in music videos and some film. The second is a very naturalistic lighting that is showing real world lighting. The last type is minimal, where you are using natural light only. Turning o ...more

How To : Right uppercut in boxing

In this video from Rivalbox, we learn how to throw a right uppercut in boxing. Timing is very important when throwing it. This is thrown when the opponent is trying to box low. Bend the body a little to side, throw the jab, and rip the shot up underneath with the right hand. T ...more

Explosive POV : Mini Spy Cam Mounted on Firework

The 4th of July brings out the inner-pyro-hypnotized child in many of us. And while WonderHowTo has plenty of tutorials for using/creating firecrackers , fireworks, and general explosives—for responsible 18+ upstanding citizens only, of course!—some of us prefer to enjoy the f ...more

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