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How to use long focal distances to improve landscape and cityscape compositions
When you go out to photograph and landscape or cityscape, a wide-angle lens is typically a go-to. But did you...
Photography 101: Which lens should you buy first?
You just got a fancy new camera, with a shiny kit lens that, for the most part, has served you...
Photography 101: Why Focal Length Matters
When we look at the basic principles of photography, one of the key elements has to do with focal length....
What is “Normal” Focal Length?
Normal is defined as conforming to a standard, the usual, the typical or the expected. When it comes to photography,...
Focal Length Explained
Focal length has a lot to do with modern photography. It's always been important, and now, even more so. Changing...
Using Longer Focal Lengths to Compress and Blur Your Backgrounds
One reason for using a telephoto lens (such as 100mm or 200mm) is to keep some distance between you and...

What is “Normal” Focal Length?

Normal is defined as conforming to a standard, the usual, the typical or the expected. When it comes to photography, normal most often refers to the standard focal length lens on a camera. A normal lens sees about the same

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Focal Length Explained

Focal length has a lot to do with modern photography. It’s always been important, and now, even more so. Changing the focal length makes a photograph of the same scene into its own unique vision. Above, the first photo is

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What is “Normal” Focal Length?

Normal is defined as conforming to a standard, the usual, the typical or the expected. When it comes to photography, normal most often refers to the standard focal length lens on a camera. A normal lens sees about the same

Read More

Focal Length Explained

Focal length has a lot to do with modern photography. It’s always been important, and now, even more so. Changing the focal length makes a photograph of the same scene into its own unique vision. Above, the first photo is

Read More

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