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Old 14th of January 2011 (Fri)   #1
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Default What is the best lens for food photography?

Hey guys, I have an opportunity to do some food photography for a high end restaurant and was wondering what the best lens would be to do this with. If you have any advice, it will be appreciated! Thanks!
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I'd probably use 45mm TS-E.
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100 Macro
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On FF - TS-E 90.
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TS-E 90mm on a FF works great. (for me at least, lol) Keep in mind it is full manual, but does give AF confirmation.
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A Utensil f/4 prong! These are pretty rare though!
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100 f/2.8L IS USM or 90 TS. Can't go wrong with one of them.
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I like using the 100mm macro for food photography.
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50mm 2.5 CM
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Default Re: What is the best lens for food photography?

Thanks guys! So would the consensus be the Ts-e 90?? I'll be renting the lens, not buying it, so I really just want the best!
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TS90 all the way
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Default Re: What is the best lens for food photography?

I assume your shooting close ups not macro. TS-E 90 is what I would go with. There is a simple method for setting the tilt for the plane of focus you want.
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interesting video...http://www.digitalrev.com/en/lok-c-t...y-7742-article
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Thanks guys! So would the consensus be the Ts-e 90?? I'll be renting the lens, not buying it, so I really just want the best!
Rent it with some time to play with it before showtime. Also, to ease the learning curve, learn tilt and shift independent of each other (not that I think you'll need the shift function). Have fun! Oh, and I find that the DoF preview button is more valuable than ever with this lens - use it!
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