Takeaways from Week One

To recap, the purpose of this year’s project 365 is to improve my landscape photography. To do so the first step to to learn more about my lenses, to understand what they see, so that I can select the right lens for the vision I have about a particular scene.

Week one was to only take photos with my 35mm (52mm FF) lens as it is most comparable to what the human eye can see in its field of view. This focal length is perfect to convey scenes in an instantly recognizable way, keeping aspects looking true to life and solely focusing and drawing the viewer’s eye towards the background.

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Normal Field of View

In last week’s article Getting ready for Project 365 (2017) I wrote:

One aspect I need to improve on is to learn more about what my lenses see.

I further wrote:

I will pick a topic for each of the 12 months, such as using a Street Lens (24-85 mm) or Normal Lens (50 mm) only.

In preparing for what to write about this week, I started to think, which lens should I start with?

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