REMINDER: Are you planning to participate in our April photo exhibition? If you haven't already done so, be sure to add your name to the sign-up sheet.
DEFINITION: For this competition, we are looking for "close-ups" and "macros" of living or inanimate subjects.
A close-up is a type of shot which tightly frames a person or an object. What is important in the close-up is the feeling of immediate proximity to the subject and the expression of detail in the subject. Here are examples of various types of close-ups of people, and the same ideas of close up and macro hold true for images of plants and inanimate objects:
Medium close up usually covers the subject’s head and shoulders.
Close up: A certain feature, such as someone’s head, takes up the whole frame.
Extreme close up: The shot is so tight that only a detail of the subject, such as someone’s eyes, can be seen. This frequently involves macro photography, which is defined as an extreme close-up in which the size of the subject in the photograph is greater than life size.
Only full, dues-paying members can participate in competitions and exhibitions.
PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS--PLEASE NOTE: You are invited to check us out by attending one competition and one program meeting of your choice. After that, we hope you will decide to become a full, dues-paying member of the Huntingdon Valley Camera Club. After the two introductory meetings, only full, dues-paying members can continue to attend our meetings.