That's why it's called a PORTRAIT lens - or why my nose looks big.

Jos de Fotograaf josdefotograaf at 4prof.nl
Fri Mar 2 16:19:11 EST 2018


I see it differently:
Also people with one eye can see perspective.
Perspective has to do with relative distance to the subject.
At the right distance for a certain perspective, you have to chose a 
angle of view for the wanted size of he subject.
Greetz, Jos


On 02-Mar-18 21:52, Igor PDML-StR wrote:
>
> Well, it depends on how the eyes of those aliens are lined up.
>
> The "normal" lens is "normal" for a human. (Just to remind in case 
> someone here has forgotten: the normal lens provides the perspective 
> close to that seen by a person.)
>
> So, for an alien with two eyes located closer to each other then ours 
> or even vertically, it will be all very different.
>
> BTW, while my daughter was very little, just a few months old, some of 
> the photos of her that I took were with Sigma 24/1.8 purchased from 
> one of the
> PDMLers. I needed a fast lens and I needed to shoot from a short distance
> (usually I needed to be able to catch her or reach her with my hand.
> So, some of the facial views were a bit "alien-like".
>
>
> As for the original plastic surgeon, - I'd like to get his opinion on 
> this photo:
> http://42graphy.org/galleries/PeachCreek/_IR09965.html
> and this:
> http://42graphy.org/galleries/PeachCreek/_IR09963.html
>
>
>
> Cheers!
>
> Igor
>
>
>
>  Bruce Walker Fri, 02 Mar 2018 10:01:07 -0800 wrote:
>
> Yep. I've been saying for ages that aliens examining our culture will
> get a very distorted impression of what our faces looked like based on
> modern smartphone selfies.
>
>
>





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