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SHORT FOCUS [1 record]

Record 1 2004-08-03


Subject field(s)
  • Optics
  • Photography

A focus which results from the setting of a lens at a very short distance perspective, as it is common with wide-angle lenses that notably feature a short focal length.


[Short-focus lenses] produce a smaller image, at the same distance, than those yielded by normal or long-focus lenses, but cover a greater part of that image.


  • Optique
  • Photographie

Foyer résultant du réglage d'un objectif sur une perspective à très courte distance, comme on peut l'observer avec les lentilles grand angulaires dont la distance focale est notoirement courte.


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