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Ex 2.4 – Portrait Lens

Find a location with good light for a portrait shot. Place your subject some distance in front of a simple background and select a wide aperture together with a moderately long focal length.

Leica summilux 1:1.7-2.8/10.9-34. Efl 75mm 1/125 at f/2.8.


Compressed space between subject and background and strong bokeh. This was taken with a micro 4/3 camera and the lens needed to be wide open to create the shallow depth of field.  A noticeable difference to my APSC cameras.

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