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long-shot


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In photography, film, and television, a standard shot size which shows all or most of a fairly large subject (for example, a person) and much of the surroundings. Long shots emphasize context, or contextualize a subject. Some documentaries with social themes favour keeping people in the longer shots, keeping social circumstances rather than the individual as the focus of attention. See alsoextreme long-shot.

Subjects: Media Studies.


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