Clever use of telephoto lens compression effect to create wonderful photos

   Every photography enthusiast will have heard this sentence when learning photography: “Wide-angle lens has a strong sense of space, and a telephoto lens has a strong sense of compression.” Today we are here to share with you the compression of telephoto lenses and how to use this compression to create stunning photos.

  The sense of compression is the opposite of the sense of space. The sense of space is easy to understand. The sense of compression is not common. In order to facilitate understanding, we can compare Chinese traditional paintings. The sense of compression is a picture with almost no perspective. Under a telephoto lens, although the subject is far away from the background, it looks like it is in the same position.

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  AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR

   When shooting distant mountains, photographers often use The telephoto lens uses the compression of the telephoto lens to compress the distant mountains and the nearby scenery, giving people a visual effect that the two are on the same plane. When shooting such photos, it is recommended to use a zoom lens as much as possible. AF-P NIKKOR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6E ED VR is a very good choice. This lens has a focal length of 70-300mm, making it more flexible when shooting scenery outdoors.

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  AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR

  It is also very interesting to use the compression of a telephoto lens to shoot portraits In one way, the compression of the telephoto lens can pull in the background, thereby reducing the sense of space and making the picture look flatter. Using the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR to shoot portraits can not only create works with a strong sense of compression, but also use the f/2.8 large aperture to blur the background and make the subject stand out in the background.

   I hope this article can help you improve your shooting skills.

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