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Understanding long lenses

Brian Liepe: We've looked at wide-angle lenses, which have focal lengths up to 30 mm to 35 mm. Now we're going to at the long lens or the telephoto lenses that have focal lengths from about 50 mm and up. Chad Perkins: Just as wide angle lenses zoom out so you could see more of what's going on, telephoto lenses, often referred to as long lenses, zoom in so you can get closer. And also in the same way that wide-angle lenses tend to expand subjects, so it expands the distance between objects, telephoto lenses, or long lenses, tend to compress the distance between subject and foreground and other objects in your scene.

Brian Liepe: So again, going back to the horror movie example. If you are shooting a character running from danger, you could use a long lens which again compresses space. This would make the character seem to run without traveling much distance which can increase the tension. Chad Perkins: So let's say you're shooting a subject against a backgro...

Understanding long lenses
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Understanding long lenses provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the Up and Running with DSLR Filmmaking

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