Friday 2/3/23: Understanding Focal Length

Today’s Agenda

  • Understanding focal length and the visual effects they produce.
  • Intro to “Battle of the Lenses” photo assignment.
  • If there’s time, take photos for your photo challenge that’s due on Wednesday.

Focal Length: To Zoom or Not to Zoom? PowerPoint

Guiding questions:

What is focal length?

What is the best focal length for portrait photography?

What are some desired and undesired visual effects created with various focal lengths?

How can focal lengths “alter reality”?

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