Tip of the Day: Light and the 50mm lens

Because the angle of view is limited to 46 degrees, the 50mm focal length does not demand as much artificial illumination as a wide-angle lens. An on-camera flash works with greater efficiency. Adapted from Stoppees’Guide to Photography $35)

Because the angle of view is limited to 46 degrees, the 50mm focal length does not demand as much artificial illumination as a wide-angle lens. An on-camera flash works with greater efficiency.
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Adapted from Stoppees'Guide to Photography & Light by Brian & Janet Stoppee (focal press, 2009; $35)_