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
88%
4%
0%
8%
25
flagthe United Arab Emirates
81%
0%
7%
11%
27
flagSwitzerland
75%
12%
4%
8%
24
flagItaly
68%
8%
8%
14%
57
flagthe Netherlands
61%
11%
13%
13%
68
flagGreece
60%
26%
0%
13%
23
flagIndia
55%
8%
13%
21%
115
flagthe United Kingdom
54%
11%
10%
24%
336
flagFrance
54%
6%
9%
29%
31
flagNorway
53%
3%
11%
30%
26
flagPoland
51%
15%
10%
21%
12301
flagGermany
51%
13%
7%
27%
161
flagthe Philippines
50%
25%
12%
12%
16
flagUnknown
46%
17%
9%
25%
761
flagthe United States
47%
14%
15%
23%
376
flagSweden
46%
16%
3%
33%
30
flagRepublic of Ireland
45%
20%
15%
18%
44
flagAustria
38%
19%
19%
19%
21
flagCanada
36%
18%
22%
22%
22
flagUkraine
33%
22%
27%
16%
18

Gender

men54%
women52%
fixed focal length
54%
52%
zoom
13%
15%
telephoto
9%
10%
macro
22%
21%

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Author: Debbie Fox
Illustration: Konrad Korczyński
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