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close-up

(klōs′ŭp′)
n.
1. A photograph or a movie shot in which the subject is tightly framed and shown at a relatively large scale.
2. An intimate view or description.

close′-up′ adj. & adv.

close-up

(ˈkləʊsˌʌp)
n
1. (Photography) a photograph or film or television shot taken at close range
2. a detailed or intimate view or examination: a close-up of modern society.

close-up

A technique of holding the camera near the subject and taking the picture at close range.
Translations

close-up

[ˈkləʊsʌp]
A. Nprimer plano m
in close-upen primer plano
B. CPD close-up lens Nteleobjetivo m

close-up

nNahaufnahme f; in close-upin Nahaufnahme; (of face)in Großaufnahme
attr shot, viewNah-; lensfür Nahaufnahmen

close-up

[ˈkləʊsˌʌp] nprimo piano
in close-up → in primo piano

close1

(kləus) adverb
1. near in time, place etc. He stood close to his mother; Follow close behind.
2. tightly; neatly. a close-fitting dress.
adjective
1. near in relationship. a close friend.
2. having a narrow difference between winner and loser. a close contest; The result was close.
3. thorough. a close examination of the facts; Keep a close watch on him.
4. tight. a close fit.
5. without fresh air. a close atmosphere; The weather was close and thundery.
6. mean. He's very close (with his money).
7. secretive. They're keeping very close about the business.
ˈclosely adverb
Look closely at him; She resembles her father closely.
ˈcloseness noun
close call/shave
a narrow (often lucky) escape. That was a close shave – that car nearly ran you over.
ˌclose-ˈset adjective
(of eyes etc) positioned very near each other.
ˈclose-up noun
a photograph or film taken near the subject and thus big in scale. The close-up of the model showed her beautiful skin.
close at hand
nearby; not far off. My mother lives close at hand.
close on
almost; nearly. She's close on sixty.
close to
1. near in time, place, relationship etc. close to 3 o'clock; close to the hospital; close to his mother.
2. almost; nearly. close to fifty years of age.
References in periodicals archive ?
Will the numpties who are responsible for the screening of these close-ups realise that the vast majority of the older generation take exception to the way they are depicted on TV.
It made the close-up and even the extreme close-up--from the forehead to just below the mouth--powerful tools for early television, especially the TV documentary and news segment.
What's needed is bosses of both channels to sit all their cameramen down and make them copy out 1,000 times: 'Arty-farty close-ups in horse races are only acceptable (if at all) in the early stages, because at the end of a race interest is entirely dependent on people being able to see how fast each horse is travelling in relation to the others.
I AM very glad to see that Paul Haigh is giving some column space to the issue of close-ups.
During its descent, the craft's camera recorded close-ups of an asteroid that were 10 times as sharp as any previously taken.
25, Galileo will attempt the next close-ups, flying 300 km above Io.
He notes that Close-ups provides a key point of differentiation for Today's Optical, which offers a full range of sunglasses, reading glasses and accessories to the mass retail market.
We do use Daniel for all the close-ups because all he has to do is sit on the bike whilst it's not moving.
There are even directions on carving a jack 'o lantern and close-ups of buds and flowers to delight and inform kids interested in how pumpkins grow.
So, too, director Michael Lembeck, who insists on shooting everything in flat TV-style close-ups.
All this takes coordination and know-how that will stretch the team more accustomed to writing press releases or articles for traditional print media, rather than deciding on close-ups and camera angles.