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Here's What You Get When You Shoot Portraits With a 500mm Lens

5 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Portrait photographers generally pick focal lengths somewhere between 80mm and 135mm, which produces a flattened perspective distortion when the subject fills up the frame. Photographer Keydrin Franklin of 924photography recently decided to try his hand with shooting portraits with a 500mm super-telephoto lens.
Franklin, who's based in Fort Worth, Texas, was using the Sony a9 camera and the $6,000 Sigma 500m f/4 lens for the shoot, which was backed by Fort Worth Camera .
In addition to having to handle the size and weight of the lens, you'll also be standing quite a ways away from your...
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