The idea of foreground it is used in the Photography , the TV and the movie theater . Before moving forward with the definition, it is essential to focus on the concept of flat .
Flat , in this context, is a point of view . Also called flat to segment of a movie that is shot in a single shot .
Regarding a foreground , is he who addresses a isolated element or at face and shoulders of an individual . The object in question or the character's face, therefore, occupy almost all of the space .
The foreground of a person In short, it shows only the face and shoulders. This shows that the lens is positioned at a very close distance, generating a feeling of privacy . It can also focus on a particular part (such as a hand).
The notion of foreground also has a symbolic use. It can be used to refer to the great importance of something , to impact achieved or to the position of privilege reached. For example: "The coach, taking office, announced his intention to bring the team back to the mainland", "The accident brought to the fore the road safety issue", "The reappearance of the former president in the political arena surprised analysts".
In the media, meanwhile, the expression is usually appealed "foreground" for the denomination of publications, programs , etc. "Foreground" it is a television cycle that exceeded the twenty-five years of permanence in cable TV of Argentina and it is also a Mexican broadcast that was born in 1999 , to mention two cases.