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05-22-2013, 07:22 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by Anvh Quote
that is considered the standard for the clasic portraits
You might want to amend that to "a standard for classic portraits with 35mm film". Back-in-the-day, 105mm, 120mm, and 135mm were also popular focal lengths for portraiture. That is about the same working distance as you would get shooting 70mm, 80mm, or 90mm on APS-C.


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Full body and multiple people, a fast 35mm focal length is good lens too on a film and FF digital cameras too.
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You have missed Samyang 85/1.4, I personally prefer it over FA77. I can also suggest sigma 30/1.4 for full body shot
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QuoteOriginally posted by stevebrot Quote
You might want to amend that to "a standard for classic portraits with 35mm film". Back-in-the-day, 105mm, 120mm, and 135mm were also popular focal lengths for portraiture. That is about the same working distance as you would get shooting 70mm, 80mm, or 90mm on APS-C.


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I don't see why i should, it is considered the focal length for that kind of portraits.
Sure 105 and longer were populair but you don't want to do half portraits with them, they compress too much at that distance. With full body things are different again sinc the focus isn't on tha face.

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