Posts Tagged “Wide Angle Lenses”
I have become very fond of 24mm prime lenses. One reason is that this focal length gives rise to very wide perspectives that look almost natural, as if the human eye could encompass such a field of view. At 21mm the distortion is generally hard to miss. I don’t dislike it, and if used…
Perhaps because I have never had any formal training in photography, nor in any visual art, I came to understand the capabilities and versatility of wide angle lenses only rather recently. I had always been attracted to photographs showing impossibly wide landscapes and deep perspectives, and I knew that they were generated with wide-angle lenses….
It was not all that long ago that I had little use for focal lengths shorter than 50mm. I was always thinking about getting an even longer telephoto lens. For what? I was never really sure, as I have little patience, and even less ability, for photographing things that move (with the possible exception of cats)….