Flexible use of a wide-angle lens and an ultra-wide-angle lens

The focal length of a wide-angle lens generally refers to the lens with a focal length between 24mm and 35mm. It is a photography lens with the focal length shorter than the standard lens, the angle of view larger than the standard lens, the focal length longer than the fisheye lens, and the Angle of view smaller than the fisheye lens.  

The wide-angle lens has a short focal length and a wide-angle of view, while the depth of field is very deep. It is suitable for taking pictures of larger scenes, such as architecture and landscape.  

Ultra-wide angle lens ultra-wide-angle is generally between 14 and 20mm, which can produce an extremely wide angle of view of the image.  It is a popular choice for architecture and landscape photographers because it can fit most of the foreground as well as surrounding elements in photographs.  

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Wide-angle lenses and ultra-wide angle lenses are different from the general standard lens and telescopic lens.  They can be used in landscape photography to show the sense of space, emphasizing the sense of distance, which is the general standard lens, and the telephoto lens is difficult to show the special effect.  

Use ultra-wide-angle lens when shooting as far as possible handheld photography, can obtain a certain natural flavor, avoid the picture looks rigid.  Only by mastering the characteristics of a wide-angle lens and an ultra-wide-angle lens, and flexible use of a wide-angle lens and an ultra-wide-angle lens, can you freely express the width, large, far, and deep of the picture.

Flexible use of a wide-angle lens and an ultra-wide-angle lens

(1) Emphasize proximity  

Flexible use of this feature can be used in landscape photography to show the sense of distance and three-dimensional images.  That is to say, wide Angle lens and super-wide Angle lens can behave narrow space into the relatively broad scene, feel originally far and near weaker scene shows strong far and near feeling the effect, the key scenery in the picture lets a person look to feel very far.  

In addition, the wide Angle lens and ultra-wide-angle lens can also emphasize the foreground to a large extent, so that the foreground and background distance, so that the foreground becomes the focus of the picture.  

(2) Higher contrast than telephoto lenses  

Using a wide-angle lens or ultra-wide-angle lens ultra – focal length shoots not only the sharp image but also relatively high contrast.  In addition, if the polarizer is used, this characteristic is particularly prominent, with a very strong sense of three-dimensional.  

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The most important thing about shooting with an ultra-wide lens is to be aware of the importance of the foreground in the picture.  With ultra-wide Angle lens shot by the picture is broad, the field of view Angle is also large.  But this doesn’t mean shooting everything into a picture without any purpose.  We must be aware of the importance of the foreground in the picture. If the photographer is not aware of this and only shoots the distant scenery without foreground, it will become an ordinary picture with no connotation and no value.  

(3) Direct the eye  

It is difficult to get bokeh when shooting with a wide-angle lens and an ultra-wide-angle lens, and there are too many scenes in the lens. To highlight the subject, it is necessary to rely on the lines and composition of the picture to guide the sight of the viewer, so that the viewer can pay more attention to the subject that the photographer wants to show.  

(4) Dare to shoot exaggerated wide-angle effect  

Using a wide-angle lens and super-wide Angle lens shooting, the distance between the front and rear scenes will be exaggerated, resulting in perspective deformation, in fact, with the photo theme, make good use of, you can shoot a unique effect.  

(5) Make good use of space  

Wide-angle and ultra-wide-angle lenses allow you to take in more of the scene, and if you don’t want every shot to be too clutter-filled, try leaving white space in the frame for more variety.  

(6) Try different angles  

If you want to make something different, try something new.  Shooting from a less used Angle may lead to surprises.  

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