What kind of lens was most likely used for this photo?

fixed focal length
zoom
telephoto
macro
Such shallow depth-of-­field is possible with lens of large aperture size (small f-num­ber). The large aperture is a typical feature (and ad­van­tage) of a fixed focal length lens. The photo was taken with a 50mm f/1.4 lens.

Answers distribution

fixed focal length
zoom
telephoto
macro
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flagFinland
84%
7%
0%
7%
13
flagItaly
68%
12%
0%
18%
32
flagFrance
57%
5%
5%
31%
19
flagIndia
54%
9%
14%
22%
85
flagthe United Kingdom
53%
7%
14%
25%
164
flagNorway
50%
0%
6%
43%
16
flagthe Philippines
50%
25%
8%
16%
12
flagPoland
49%
17%
11%
20%
6210
flagGermany
49%
21%
4%
24%
65
flagRepublic of Ireland
47%
17%
17%
17%
23
flagthe United States
47%
16%
15%
20%
271
flagthe Netherlands
45%
22%
13%
18%
22
flagUkraine
40%
20%
30%
10%
10
flagCanada
27%
16%
27%
27%
18

Gender

men53%
women46%
fixed focal length
53%
46%
zoom
12%
18%
telephoto
10%
13%
macro
23%
21%

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Author: Debbie Fox
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