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Posted by Queen Sara Saturday on July 14, 2006 at 22:55:52:

In Reply to: It Always Pays To Fly a Dive Flag? posted by Patrick on July 14, 2006 at 19:27:28:

Could it possibly be a case of distant objects appearing to be closer than they really are?

"The camera has always been a liar, especially in the hands of a capable photographer. The choice of a wideangle lens exaggerates perspective and consequently affects perception of the relative sizes of objects in the frame. A long focal length lens makes objects appear closer together than they are."

http://www.epi-centre.com/reports/9802bcs.html



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  • Nope Elaine 23:33:52 07/15/06 (1)
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