What is the name of the camera technique used for the dynamic opening shot of Martin Scorsese's After Hours?

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    Looks like a combined Zoom & Pan. – Paulie_D Apr 3 '17 at 11:41
  • It's one of his signature moves: the fast dolly in with a little bit of zoom (and/or pan) to catch the moment. He started doing it in Mean Streets and has continued doing it through The Wolf of Wall Street – Mr. Kennedy Apr 7 '17 at 8:18

Dolly shot, or tracking shot. Some use both terms interchangeably, while others define tracking shot as a side-to-side motion and dolly shot as an in-out motion. In this case, the motion is diagonal, so it would be a diagonal dolly shot (or diagonal tracking shot).

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