Do different focal length of lenses affect how you appear in photos

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OP MackMack Regular Member • Posts: 218
Re: Do different focal length of lenses affect how you appear in photos
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KCook wrote:

That this distortion on different focal length really happens or good manufacturer remove it by using compound element so do I need to worry on that while buying a lens (zoom and prime.)

The confusion here is that there are different kinds of distortion. The portrait distortion is really perspective distortion. You can see this for yourself by putting your eyeball a few inches away from somebody's face. Their face will no longer appear the way you normally expect it to. Which has absolutely nothing to do with lens corrections.

So it applies to all lenses, any brand.

Kelly Cook

Yes, you are right it is Perspective distortion.

I got a clear understanding at here : https://bakerdh.wordpress.com/2012/05/05/face-distortion-is-not-due-to-lens-distortion/

Thanks for answering me.

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