I live for this kind of stuff. I’m always trying to think of a really graphic simple transitions. A lot of times I’ll think of something that looks and is really cool, but it might be way to hard to execute in the time I have, or even worse, it just doesn’t fit with the story. I always think about when and how to use these because if you abuse them or just do them for the sake of pulling it off, it then it’s just showing off. I never like when other artists do that and I really don’t want to be in that crowd.
This one is really really simple. These three levels that pan at different rates totally show a sense of depth and a “real” camera move feel: