Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/10/21[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
Nice. You can barely tell they were shot with a wide. The person looks normal and you get this wide breath of the environment they inhabit. Not easy to do, but of course, you do this for a living.8-) Feli On Thu, 2004-10-21 at 12:53, Greg Locke wrote: > Feli, > > You are, of course, right ...and needless to say, placement of the subject > is critical. One foot out of place and it won't work. > > The point of using a wide lens in portraiture is to give context to the > subject. It is borne from editorial and documentary photography more than > "painterly" > classical portraits.