Point-of-View Shot (POV)

point of view (POV)

This shot shows a view from the subject's perspective. It is usually edited in such a way that it is obvious whose POV it is (see the example below).

Example Sequence

Shot 1 wide shot WS (Wide Shot)
Shot 2 point of view (POV) POV (Point of View)
Shot 3 over the shoulder shot OSS (Over-Shoulder)
Shot 4 point of view (POV) POV (Point of View)

Other examples

Motorbike POVKahikatea TreesBeach POVFinger-frame