Inside A Charleston Grand House

Inside A Charleston Grand House

When we shoot the old homes most of the work is wide, full room, photographs. I do think that’s the best way to give someone an idea what these houses are like.

Inside A Charleston Grand House
Inside A Charleston Grand House

I also feel many of the important details are buried within the big view, almost overwhelmed.

These photographs are not wide. In fact they were taken with my ‘kit’ lens (18-135). A kit lens was looked down on for years, it’s the inexpensive one that can be bundled with a camera body.

Inside A Charleston Grand House
Inside A Charleston Grand House

I thought that way until I found shooting like this I always needed something longer, or shorter. Space is at a premium, and distance changes in every room.

It turns out my better lens are all staying in my bag more and more.

Inside A Charleston Grand House
Inside A Charleston Grand House

 

 

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