How Focal Length Affects Perspective

Picking the right focal length when photographing a landscape or a person is extremely important. Watch the video above for some examples and suggestions or just remember - if you are photographing a person you usually want to be about 80-85mm(crop sensor camera users, that is closer to 50mm on your cameras)- that will create the most flattering look of a persons features.Outside Focal Length and your BackgroundPeople or Portrait photos and the Focal Length you choose matters!