In the close up… a certain part of the subject takes up most of the space.
The close up is a simple enlargement of an object or human being in the image, and is as old as cinema itself.
A close up of a person usually means a close up of their face.
Who invented the Close Up?
When David Wark Griffith was “taken by the beauty of his actress to such an extent that he invented the close-up to better stare at the details”…
It is the American moviemaker David Wark Griffith (1875–1948) who gave the close-up its value by using it to create an atmosphere,
to define a character, to reinforce a situation, and taking it to the status of a symbol.
What is a extreme Close Up?
In the art world, it’s very important to show close ups details of a painting or drawing.
These days lots of artworks has been sold by images online.
Because art collectors want to see the details before to make a decision.
The extreme close up is used in film to permit that anyone view the character’s intimate space, and revealing certain characteristics and emotions.
Another example of a extreme close up…
An autumn leaf.
What is a medium Close Up?
The medium close up is half way between a mid shot and a close up.
It shows the object more clearly, without getting too close.
The opposite of the Close-Up…
The train appears to be, far removed from the camera.
And there is the Close Up toothpaste…
Close-up is a brand of toothpaste launched in 1967 by Unilever as the first gel toothpaste. The brand is marketed worldwide by Unilever and licensed since 2003 to Church & Dwight for the North American market. Wikipedia.
Close-Up toothpaste is also available in Brazil, in the Philippines, Peru, Sri Lanka, Argentina, Indonesia, India, Russia and Bangladesh.
A drawing Close Up…
A close up of a drawing or painting shows part of the artwork with the artist signature or not.
Hope you can see things in close ups…
Just be curious…
And get a magnifying glass…You can find one in many different sizes.
Close ups can show you a whole new world of surprising images.
That’s all for now.
Thanks for reading!