Jargon that refers to making a photograph with less exposure than previously used. With apertures, using a narrower apertures with shutter speed, using a faster shutter speed. For example, going from f/8 to f/11 means closing down the lens by one stop.ritzcamera
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Close up is a scene mode available on select Nikon digital cameras used to photograph small objects and subjects at close range.
The ability of the cameras lens to focus close to the subject. Most designs allow a close focus of around 20cm. Ones that go closer are often described as having a macro mode.
On compact cameras, this mode allows the camera to focus closer than normal. On SLR cameras this mode will select a large aperture to blur the background to help isolate your subject.