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Wide-Angle Photography by Chris Marquardt

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When seeing the words wide angle most photographers think about landscape and architectural scenes since both genres depend on capturing maximum breadth and depth. This chapter looks at wide-angle lenses in this context, but it also takes a broader view and includes a section on using these lenses for street photography and human subjects. Unjustly, portrait photography and wide-angle lenses are often considered to be mutually exclusive.

4.1Landscapes

Many photographers dream about capturing exotic landscapes in compelling images. The images that fill the pages of the best travel books and magazines tell an unambiguous visual story of depth and breadth. Many photographers end up acquiring ultra-wide-angle lenses in the hope of producing similar ...

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