7-14mm for travel?

Started Feb 20, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Re: 7-14mm for travel?
In reply to brentbrent, Feb 20, 2014

For "environmental portraits," the focal length you need is dependent on how much of a person you wish to show. If you want to include someone from the chest up, 14mm is way too wide b/c in order to achieve that you need to move in more which may easily cause perspective distortion. IMO, a 20 or 25 mm m/43 lens is better suited for this type of shots. To the OP, make sure you are familiar with how to use a super wide angle lens before you make such a major investment. There are many bad superwide pictures out there because people do not know how to use it.

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