Definitions for "Medium long shot"
Keywords:  largish, ricain, figure, shot, closer
A shot in which a largish object (e.g. the human figure from lower leg up) fits easily within the frame.
A framing at a distance which makes an object about four or five feet high appear to fill most of the screen vertically. See also plan américain, the special term for a medium long shot depicting human figures.
A shot taken with the camera at a distance from the subject, but closer than a long shot.