Camera Focal Length B&W Example

Wide-angle lenses aren’t commonly used for closeup portraits because they can create unflattering distortion.

Understanding Focal Length to Get the Best Results

The focal length you choose to shoot not only affects the look but the feel and approach of your photography. To illustrate the difference, shot Nikkor lenses –a wide-angle 24mm, standard 50mm, and a telephoto 105mm.
Understanding Focal Length