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How To Use a Telephoto Zoom Lens

A lot of people think that photographers use a telephoto zoom lens to bring their photo’s subject closer. But that isn’t really how things work. The main purpose of a zoom lens isn’t to bring the subject closer, but to do one of two things: put the background out of focus or change the photo’s perspective. To put a background out of focus, it’s best to choose a 200mm lens, which will give you the most dramatic effect. You should also use your largest aperture,…

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