The focal length of your lens has a huge impact on how your photo looks. Here are some still images that illustrate this.
Wide Angle shots are very unflattering for portraits. This was shot on an 18mm lens.
A 50mm lens gives better approximation of what the subject really looks like.
A long lens, like a 135mm, is the most flattering for portraits.
Focal length affects angle of view. A. 18mm lens. B. 50mm lens. C. 135mm lens.
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