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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.
The charity's Young Photographer Awards welcomes all kinds of pictures from portraits of family pets to imaginative photos of wildlife and even close-ups of insects in a mix of categories.
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.
She grants some characters a sweeping glance from this "lens" while she portrays others with exacting close-ups. At some points, this narrative "eye" seems to pan the city, fly overhead, converge on representative individuals and groups, and allow us to hear their voices.
So by the same token, the close-ups we've seen of the Aussie pack binding on tightly to each other's "loose ruck 'n' maul tackle" would suggest that the Ockers haven't even touched a Sheila for years!
Hopefully, like me, Des was thinking the only time he'd ever want to see a close-up of the Hamiltons was if someone had managed to put one of those tiny cameras in the fat end of a lump hammer.
WHEN will the cameramen and producers who cover racing realise that close-ups are not what the viewers want to see and are detrimental to the pleasure of watching the race?
During its descent, the craft's camera recorded close-ups of an asteroid that were 10 times as sharp as any previously taken.
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.' That should sort it out.
I AM very glad to see that Paul Haigh is giving some column space to the issue of close-ups.
25, Galileo will attempt the next close-ups, flying 300 km above Io.