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I’m Ready for My Closeup – the impact and history of the close up shot

This article is from TCM’s Classic Movie Blog.

“The simplest yet most revealing filmmaking technique is the close-up, and yet it is a technique taken for granted because it is so familiar that we don’t notice it. Still, the close-up influences our sympathies and sense of identification with a character, making it a powerful technique. Recently, I have been thinking a lot about the impact of the close-up.” Read rest of article here.

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