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Wide-Angle Photography by Chris Marquardt

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Have you acquired a new wide-angle lens that you can’t wait to try out? Or have you noticed that your camera’s kit lens can do 18mm, too? Or have you discovered your grandfather’s old wide-angle in a box somewhere? It is essential to get on intimate terms with your photo gear and to find out about what it can do. Only then can you react quickly in any situation and utilize the full potential of your kit. Take time to get to know the capabilities and the pitfalls of your wide-angle lens.

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Figure 1-2: An analog Nikon FE2 fitted with a 20mm wide-angle lens.

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