Portrait pictures with X-100?

Started Apr 12, 2012 | Discussions thread
The Smoking Camera Senior Member • Posts: 2,114
Re: Portrait pictures with X-100?

Davidgilmour wrote:

What is the minimum distance you should keep if you want to photograph a persons face without getting any distortion on the X-100? Or is it mimimum head and shoulders photos?

I agree with others that you need to experiment a bit. Lots of factors such as the background environment, the shape of the person's face (round or narrow for example), lighting (side lighting helps), etc. However, in general you probably want to get no closer than head, shoulders and maybe chest. Here are a couple of examples:

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