deep focus


Definition of deep focus

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

Examples of deep focus in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Working from home served as a Mecca for those that thrive in distraction-free, deep focus environments. Paige Francis, Forbes, 10 Oct. 2021 But commuting weekly from Florida to New York does leave her with uninterrupted time to tap into a deep focus for work, or just get some shut-eye. Meredith Lepore, Travel + Leisure, 30 Sep. 2021 The permanent collection exhibition of artists from the second half of the 20th Century now has special installations with a deep focus on a few artists such as Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Roy Lichtenstein and Kara Walker. Tom Teicholz, Forbes, 23 June 2021 Robertson’s deep focus on the filing cabinet grounds the book in history and not historical analogy. An Xiao Mina, The Atlantic, 8 June 2021 Perhaps the most striking element of the film is its deep focus on Swift as a singer. Andrew Barker,, 27 Nov. 2020 Like a photographic master of deep focus, Hazzard is able to keep both single lives and mass events in sharp definition. Alice Gregory, The New Yorker, 9 Nov. 2020 There's a deep focus on finding cover, flanking the enemy, and avoiding being flanked yourself. Jim Salter, Ars Technica, 26 Aug. 2020 The movie is smattered with deep focus cinematography, led by the director of photography Jomo Fray. Omar Sanchez,, 17 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of deep focus

1948, in the meaning defined above

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19 Oct 2021

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“Deep focus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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