Telephoto compression is a myth - why is this fallacy so widespread?

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OP Tom Axford Veteran Member • Posts: 8,403
Re: Yet another article claiming that "compression of perspective is a lie"

ThrillaMozilla wrote:

I don't know. I think my brain adjusts for the size of the photo.

Just a suggestion - try holding the image in front of you and imagining that you are looking through a window at the scene beyond. It may help to shut one eye.

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