Different examples of camera angles and shots
The wide shot, is a shot covering a wide angle. This wide shot is taken from the film Zombieland, in the shot we can see the 4 main characters from the film in what looks like a large expensive house. The wide shot is generally used to establish the scene. We can clearly see this in the example above, in this scene the wide shot has been used to show the audience the environment the characters are in. The wide shot gives a detailed, large picture for the audience to see clearly. It also shows the scale of the scene compared to the characters. For example in this scene we can see that the four characters are in a very large, grand house.