Spice up your projects with these five simple ways of incorporating mirrors, and add depth and dimension into your shots. Boone of Shutterstock Tutorials recently released a video showing five different ways to utilize mirrors to get creative shots or solve problems on set. Getting your camera at the right angle requires specific equipment that allows you to get close to the ground -- unless you use a mirror.
Just like the overhead rig, set your mirror at a 45 degree angle, and shoot your camera directly into it. Adding DepthAre you shooting in a tight space but want to add some cinematic depth behind your actors face? If you shoot into the reflection of the mirror where your subject is, you can zoom in and add distance to the actor profile, which can induce some sweet shallow depth….