Lesson 2/Learning Event 4
feet from the fence. The fence is essential to your photograph and you use
a 50mm lens. The result is that the horse is 110 feet from the camera and
is too small in relation to the fence.
6. Now change your distance from the fence from 10 feet to 40 feet and use
a 200mm lens. The fence at this distance with a 200mm lens is the same size
as it was at 10 feet with a 50mm lens. The horse is now 140 feet from the
The image size of the horse is four times larger.
photograph, it appears as if the horse is 35 feet away or 25 feet behind the
fence. The result is an interesting photograph with a pleasing composition.
Choosing a viewpoint and then selecting a focal length for image size is one
of the most important functions to consider when selecting a lens focal