Self portrait with a long focal length lens

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© Charles Rushton
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UploadedNovember 7, 2012
TakenNovember 7, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D90
Exposure1/20 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length135 mm
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Focal lengths that are longer than normal like 50mm and up on most DSLR cameras remove the distortion produced by short focal length lenses. See SP with a long focal length lens.

18 responses

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (7 Nov 2012):

    well done Charles!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (7 Nov 2012):

    Distinguished man!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (7 Nov 2012):


  • peter bodigor

    peter bodigor gave props (7 Nov 2012):

    Great sp!!

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley gave props (7 Nov 2012):

    You look like someone I wouldn't want to tangle with...Very intense expression!

  • Rajeev Jadhav

    Rajeev Jadhav gave props (7 Nov 2012):


  • Robert Sand

    Robert Sand said (7 Nov 2012):

    Nice lens. The face is ok.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (7 Nov 2012):

    You are right, It does make a difference with the length of a lens and this is a good demonstration ...

  • Bailey Cooper

    Bailey Cooper gave props (7 Nov 2012):

    Love this in lightbox.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (7 Nov 2012):

    charles, you do need to try a little harder not to giggle when you're shooting these. ;-) very cool.

  • Charles Rushton

    Charles Rushton said (8 Nov 2012):

    Yeh, I must have been thinking about the election when I took it. Well, glad that's over.

  • lowison

    lowison gave props (8 Nov 2012):

    What serious exspressio; now election are over: are you still so?

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (8 Nov 2012):

    I can really understand what you are explaining here with the focal lengths. An excellent portrait and lesson!!

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (9 Nov 2012):

    Nice portrait. Lots of detail.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (10 Nov 2012):

    A most serious S.P. Still nice to see you Charles.

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (13 Nov 2012):

    Nice SP

  • Bailey Cooper

    Bailey Cooper said (15 Nov 2012):

    One of your students was commenting about you (perhaps in the title) and inadvertently did not separate your first intial and your last name. Thus... chrushton. Paired with this photo... yep.

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