What is close up?


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What is close up?

We are going to split some rhetorical hairs here, because in this course, I am going to draw a line between macro and close-up shooting, even though when you are shooting macro, you are actually close-up. As you will see, a photo is only a truly a macro photo if it has very specific characteristics. Close-up photos have no technical constraints or specificities. We are simply going to talk about close-up photography as the process of getting in closer to a subject than you normally would. If you have watched any of my other courses, you know I am a big proponent of getting closer to any subject matter. Closer usually means simpler in terms of composition.

As you get closer, you crop out extraneous details, and you focus the viewer's attention onto your subject. When I talk about close-up photography, I am referring to the process of getting close to small objects, or focusing on the details of large objects. This is the same thing you will do in macro shooting, but in close-up shootin...

What is close up?
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What is close up? provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Macro and Close-Up

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