The extreme close-up
images are raw and vulgar, naked and without redeeming value.
But with the technology they can do the most extreme close-ups
and fade outs just with three or four cameras strategically situated in the theatre."
"We look at 15 to 50 photos, including long shots, as well as extreme close-ups
," says Diane Minks, art director at the Tucson, Ariz.-based firm that specializes in zoo exhibits.
At the height of Sun Ra's "free-jazz" period, experimental filmmaker and minimalist composer Phill Niblock (1933-) made a seventeen-minute black-and-white film of "Sun Ra and His Solar Arkestra." Entitled The Magic Sun, this entire film consists of extreme close-ups
of "Arkestra" members playing three of Sun Ra's mid-1960s compositions: "Celestial Fantasy," "Shadow World," and "Strange Strings." It is shot with bright backlighting, and is shown in negative.
For extreme close-ups
, a Super Macro mode captures images in vivid high-resolution as close as 5 cm.
The boxing cinematography is solidly in the tradition of Raging Bull--exploding flashbulbs, extreme close-ups
, slo-mo camera, the expansion of real time, naturalistic sound effects.
DEEP IMAGES Even if Deep Impact's bullet had missed the comet, the extreme close-ups
taken by the spacecraft might have been well worth the visit.
It comes with a built-in flash and zoom lens for extreme close-ups
of your pals and runs off cheap AA batteries.
With high resolution XGA output, this digital model features an 18x power zoom lens with a 2x digital extender for extreme close-ups
, auto focus and full auto-iris capability.
In typical AGI fashion, everything is covered in detail using extreme close-ups
, charts, detailed drawings and mock-ups along with the knowledge and guidance of a professional gunsmith.
According to the blurb, the book aims to provide the reader with a handy resource which will enable users to learn photographic techniques such as lighting problem shadows, taking extreme close-ups
, capturing motion, taking photos in rainy or dark conditions, shoot movies and sequences for web animation, freeze fast action or follow motion to blur a background, and more.
Romancing the Rain showcases what is both beautiful and fearsome about the rain forest--photos of parrots and macaws in flight alternate with extreme close-ups
of huge, hairy tarantulas and jungle ants making off with their prey.