distortion with 150mm

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Is it true that when using a 150mm lens in 4x5 format, doing a closeup shot (not macro), that distortion can occur?

-- Raven (mtand13@netreach.net), March 05, 2000


Distortion - straight lines are not straight. Foreshortining - items closer to the lens are larger than they should be.

Which are you referring to?

Foreshortening is normal and the shorter the lens the more pronounced it is.

-- Bob Salomon (bobsalomon@mindspring.com), March 05, 2000.

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