Example Pictures: Perspective versus Focal Length
December 29th, 2013 | by Tobias Weisserth | published in Blog, Photography
A lot of people wrongfully associate perspective with focal length and suggest that a change or different choice of focal length alters the perspective, "compresses" it or "distorts" it. This of course is rubbish as perspective is defined only by the distance of the lens to the subjects in the image. Often the term "
lens perspective" is used incorrectly wh...
Someone is wrong – Perspective versus Focal Length
December 28th, 2013 | by Tobias Weisserth | published in Blog, Feature, Photography
In photography, one of the most common misconceptions is about perspective, how it is defined and what alters or modifies it. Just search the Internet for a good definition of the term and you'll understand where some of that confusion is probably coming from in an age where nobody seems to bother buying a decent text book anymore and resorts to free content online only as their o...