The Compression Effect in Photography

What it is and how it works

The Compression Effect

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A Misconception

Difference of subject (house) vs background (mountain) size with distance
wide field of view → narrow field of view

Examples

Left (70mm), Right (200mm)
Left (200mm 40 feet away), Right (200mm 20 feet away)

What this means

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