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Sue at the Metal Bridge

By johnriley1uk  
A shot using a 70-300mm lens makes the point that very long lenses can actually be quite flattering for portraits. The eyes have it, as always, but the bokeh does tend to be better as well. This was shot at the metal bridge over the Bridgewater Canal at Worsley.

Tags: Portraits and people

Voters: Imageryonly, TimothyDMorton, DaveRyder and 22 more


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mac Plus
19 10 Scotland
26 Dec 2020 10:47AM
An excellent straight-on family portrait. The telephoto lens does give a very narrow DOF, therefore throwing the background well out-of-focus. Great range of tones and very pleasing pose.
Ian
26 Dec 2020 8:27PM
I agree with you, John. With the strong booked, telephoto lenses do work well for portraits for that very reason. Was there a question?

Peter
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10 3 2 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2020 5:02PM
Lovely portrait... Strong eye contact.
Isabel GrinGrin

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