camera uses close-up and long shot to describe things spatially, and how Hispanic writers have tried to create close-ups and long shots in their prose. Like most. A close up or closeup in filmmaking, television production, still photography and the comic strip medium is a type of shot, which tightly frames a person or an object. Close-ups are one of the standard shots used regularly with medium shots and long shots (cinematic techniques). Camera Angles: Close-Ups and Long Shots. Imagine you are directing a science -fiction movie about a monster that is threatening Paris. You picture the large.