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16-35L II or 70-200 is 2.8L for studio practice

 
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Oct 08, 2009 15:17 |  #1

Recently i been using my 16-35L II 2.8 more for studio portraits. I was thinking maybe i should play with my 70-200, what do you think?


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Oct 08, 2009 15:23 |  #2

I have heard that many fashion photographers use only 70-200 2.8 IS for their portrait work!


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Oct 08, 2009 15:25 |  #3

As with any subject, it depends on what look you are going for. I've seen good studio work done with wide angles and good studio work with telephotos. This is art, and art has no rules.

That being said, the 70-200 range should have a more slimming effect on your models.




  
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Oct 08, 2009 15:29 |  #4

Fabian9931 wrote in post #8786008 (external link)
Recently i been using my 16-35L II 2.8 more for studio portraits. I was thinking maybe i should play with my 70-200, what do you think?

I don't understand why you would ask us what we think about what you're thinking about doing. If you have a desire to use a different lens, how should we know? What kind of portraits are you shooting? How much distance do you have? What kind of perspective do you want to create?


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Oct 08, 2009 15:36 |  #5
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Fabian9931 wrote in post #8786008 (external link)
Recently i been using my 16-35L II 2.8 more for studio portraits. I was thinking maybe i should play with my 70-200, what do you think?

I don't understand.
If you have it, what's stopping you? Is it that you're afraid about wasting expensive film on trial and error ? :)


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Oct 08, 2009 16:12 |  #6

I think you should use the 16-35 for wide angle subjects and the 70-200 for portraits.


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Oct 08, 2009 16:43 as a reply to  @ irishman's post |  #7

Just give it a try and let us know how you like it.


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Oct 08, 2009 16:44 |  #8

70-200

16-35 gives u distortion, people not gonna like dat and it's weird




  
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