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How does the Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 look when used for an outdoor portrait? It is an interesting question because often it makes much better photo to separate a person from the background, assuming it’s mostly about the person/people. It is widely assumed that portraiture means an 85mm or similar, a viewpoint that I do not shareb because often context makes the picture far more interesting as time passes.
* Over the years, the photos I find most interesting are those that include people and/or show context: gear, weather, time of year, activity—this brings back memories. Sometimes I shoot a selfie just as a reference for how I was traveling, what I was wearing (conditions), time of year look of the area, etc.
Portraits at Kolob Canyons
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