close-up ( close-ups plural ) A close-up is a photograph or a picture in a film that shows a lot of detail because it is taken very near to the subject. n-count
...a close-up of Harvey's face. If you see something in close-up, you see it in great detail in a photograph or piece of film which has been taken very near to the subject.
in close-up phrase
Hughes stared up at him in close-up from the photograph.
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