Whether its to create an emotional connection with your audience or to provide a different perspective on a subject, close ups are great when you need to deliver that unique angle. In filmmaking, the use or lack of use of close ups helps a director create or avoid emotional distance with the subject matter.

During my shoots, I try to include a variety of close ups in order to get the emotional feel of the event.

Take a look at some of the images below and see if you can “feel” the emotions during the event