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A shot taken at a medium distance.
- ‘The first hour was taken up with her mid shots and close ups which meant that I was there just to feed her the lines and provide an eyeline.’
- ‘The shots with real people, close-ups, mid shots, whatever, would be done during the principal photography.’
- ‘We get a couple of seconds to take all this in before we cut back to the mid shot across the desk.’
- ‘If possible, shoot on three separate videotapes: one for close-ups, one for mid shots and one for long shots.’
- ‘In a mid shot, you can easily recognise an individual but you can also see what they are doing with their hands.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.