deep focus

noun

Definition of deep focus 

: a photographic effect or technique (as in filmmaking) characterized by great depth of field

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And for newcomers and experienced students alike, Slow Flow offers a meditative take on each posture, allowing for a deep focus of the mind and a calming of the nervous system. Noor Brara, Vogue, "Turn Up the Heat With Hot Yoga for a Total Spring Body Reboot," 13 Apr. 2018 The documentary might have been better served by selecting the most compelling of those subplots, editing down closer to the hour mark, and maintaining a narrower but deeper focus. Nathan Mattise, Ars Technica, "At its best, new Last Jedi making-of film is a touching tribute to old Star Wars," 13 Mar. 2018 The White House, in a move that harkens back to the Eisenhower era’s Project Solarium, provides a deep focus on the nation’s defense-industrial base. Jerry Hendrix, National Review, "Trump’s New National-Security Strategy Projects Confidence," 18 Dec. 2017 These innovations include moving backwards and forwards through time in a single cut, deep focus cinematography in which both the background and foreground are equally defined, and low-angle shots meant to suggest a character's inner mind. Michael Tedder, Esquire, "The 10 Biggest Snubs in Oscar History," 22 Feb. 2017

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1948, in the meaning defined above

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