Photo Tip: The Benefits of Compression

By | 2016-05-31T17:00:15+00:00 May 31st, 2016|

The first few times that I photographed this footbridge at Gorton Creek, I used an ultra wide angle lens and was very close to it. While doing it that was let me fill the frame with the bridge, it also added a bunch of distortion. By using a longer focal length (in this case, I used my Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 telephoto lens), I was able to minimize distortion while also adding a sense of distance, thanks to the lens compression. Give it a try for yourselves!

3 Comments

  1. Claude Hamel May 31, 2016 at 7:04 pm - Reply

    You seem to love running water as much as I!

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