Focal length for selfies & portraits...

March 8th, 2012
This explains why I was getting so many ugly pictures when I was battling with my first-attempt at a selfie a few days ago... I eventually got something reasonable... but for my next attempt I'll definitely be trying some alternate focal lengths!"

The comparison images on this article make it really easy to see what happens!
March 8th, 2012 lol!
March 8th, 2012
Great find. I've read that fixed focal length lenses of 85mm - 135mm are best for portraits. Someday when I win the lottery I'll get some.
March 8th, 2012
that is the reason why phone photo or alike look like bubble heads. :)

When I do portraits I use a 100-400mm lens because of the reason stated in the article ( I also use a long lens as I like the compressions it has).

When I do selfies as I do for this project, I am normally at the 80mm or greater and only use something smaller if I want to use the lens effect or I have not other choice.
December 31st, 2018
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