My first Voigtländer Nokton 17.5mm portrait.

Started Apr 13, 2013 | Discussions thread
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RoelHendrickx
RoelHendrickx OP Forum Pro • Posts: 24,469
Well, ...

Micromegas777 wrote:

looks like Frankenstein's monster (hand)

a good example why WA should not be used for portrait

Well, there always has to be a dissenting opinion.

Just to be clear: I would probably not use 17.5mm for a dedicated portrait shoot.

But I use it for documentary situations, including unposed candid portraits of the subjects.

Well, OK, maybe also for the occasional posed portrait, like this one, with no other light source than the flames:

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