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Camera Lens - Types of Lens - "Close-up" or Macro
... A macro lens used in macro or "close-up" photography (not to be confused with the compositional term close up) is any lens that produces an image on the focal plane (i.e ... is generally used to image close-up very small subjects ... be special lens corrected optically for close up work or they can be any lens modified (with adapters or spacers) to bring the focal plane "forward" for very close photography ...
Until I Find You
... ends up in a mental institution—was too close to his own experiences, Irving postponed publication of the novel while he rewrote it entirely in ... The cover is a close-up photo/illustration of a the side of a woman's breast, with a tattoo on it (as in the novel) ... The American publisher requested their version be a very close shot of the side of the breast, so the body part in question wouldn't be readily identifiable, and therefore ...
Akino Arai - Personal Life
... Those close to her and those who have met her say she is humble and very kind ... She is very close to fans ... She likes to be close to fans by asking them what type of music they want from her and she also writes back to the fans who send her fanmail every chance she can ...
Burmese Language - Phonology - Vowels
... of Burmese are Monophthongs Diphthongs Front Back Front offglide Back offglide Close i u Close-mid e o ei ou Mid ə Open-mid ɛ ɔ Open a ai au The monophthongs /e/, /o/, /ə/, and ... The close vowels /i/ and /u/ and the close portions of the diphthongs are slightly centered to and in closed syllables, i.e ...

Famous quotes containing the words close to and/or close:

    At daybreak, on the bleak sea-beach,
    A fisherman stood aghast,
    To see the form of a maiden fair,
    Lashed close to a drifting mast.
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1809–1882)

    I became, and remain, my characters’ close and intent watcher: their director, never. Their creator I cannot feel that I was, or am.
    Elizabeth Bowen (1899–1973)

    Celebrity-worship and hero-worship should not be confused. Yet we confuse them every day, and by doing so we come dangerously close to depriving ourselves of all real models. We lose sight of the men and women who do not simply seem great because they are famous but are famous because they are great. We come closer and closer to degrading all fame into notoriety.
    Daniel J. Boorstin (b. 1914)