- 1A photograph or film image taken at close range and showing the subject on a large scale: a close-up of her face they see themselves in close-upMore example sentences
- He decided, on the spur of the moment, to photograph their bodies in close-up.
- Wide shots of the men on the mountain are used, while actors play the pair in close-up scenes filmed in the European Alps.
- The predominant use of close-ups and extreme close-ups throughout the film also expresses this excess.
- 1.1An intimate and detailed description or study: [as modifier]: the book’s close-up account of the violenceMore example sentences
- This book consists of close-up reporting, deploying a novelist's eye for detail and ear for dialogue.
- Hers is an intimate, common and close-up portrayal, full of everyday happenings and concerns.
- The close-up reporting that follows is detailed and selective in its focus.
More definitions of close-upDefinition of close-up in:
- The US English dictionary