Challenge 32. Shoot Super Wide


When we speak about portrait lenses, we are usually thinking of something at a slightly longer focal length, maybe 70mm or longer. But would you think you could create a portrait with a 16mm lens? Or even a 12mm lens? Your challenge is to use your widest lens (or the widest lens you have access to) to create a powerful portrait image. For this assignment, “portrait” means not a close-up of the face but an image telling the story of your subject or creating a dynamic composition. Shoot super wide, and create an image that shows a different perspective, warps the scene, or simply encourages us to take a second look!


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