A portrait of Emilly. C&C

Started Jan 28, 2010 | Discussions thread
Dejan Malikovski
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Torso!
In reply to christosd, Jan 30, 2010

That is indeed correct! The whole point is to stay as further as possible, thus capturing the whole body or the torso. I guess the 50mm is best for whole body portraits.

christosd wrote:

Old time 50mm lenses ( the normal ones) were excellent for portraiture because of shallow depth of field and incredible details, but you had to have a torso image and not just a head shot.

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