Shot types, focal lengths, sensor size and distance
The purpose with this page is to have a checklist for which lens to use for each type of shot, depending on size of object and distance.
The typical scenes in the table are:
- One person standing up
- One person sits down
- Two persons sits at a small table
- Two persons standing up, OTS shot
APS-C & Super 35 sensors
The following table lists focal length and distance for various shot sizes for an APS-C or Super 35 sized sensor in 16:9 format.
Lenses mentioned in the list are what we currently (September 2017) have available.