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Nov 06, 2012 19:54 |  #1

What is the best lens for portraits????




  
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Nov 06, 2012 19:56 |  #2

That is a pretty open question, which will draw in an equally wide amount of answers. You have any criteria for it?


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Nov 06, 2012 19:57 |  #3

What is your budget? You can get quite a few good options in the. Lower price point as well as soon high end lenses.


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Nov 06, 2012 20:37 |  #4

Did you use the search function?




  
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Nov 06, 2012 20:38 |  #5

dasjr wrote in post #15216163 (external link)
What is the best lens for portraits????

Soft L series




  
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Nov 06, 2012 20:53 |  #6

Did you just answer your own question?:lol:


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Nov 06, 2012 21:02 |  #7

Interesting, never seen multiple personalities at work..


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Nov 06, 2012 23:15 |  #8

70-200
24-70
24-105
85
50
135
100
200
300
400

... take your pick


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Nov 06, 2012 23:16 |  #9

I pick 200L.




  
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Nov 06, 2012 23:20 |  #10

dasjr wrote in post #15216276 (external link)
Soft L series

Nightdiver13 wrote in post #15216318 (external link)
Did you just answer your own question?:lol:

bw!


Hahaha...dasjr, not wishing to fall victim to the "lense" vs "lens" debate, takes it one step further by leaving off the "s" as well. :lol:




  
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Nov 06, 2012 23:21 |  #11

Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS Mk II


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Nov 07, 2012 00:30 as a reply to  @ Numenorean's post |  #12

Nightdiver13 wrote in post #15216318 (external link)
Did you just answer your own question?:lol:

AnkurKumar wrote in post #15216344 (external link)
Interesting, never seen multiple personalities at work..

I was thoroughly entertained by that...


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Nov 07, 2012 08:40 |  #13

85L ? 135L ? 50L ? Lots to choose from. Depends what focal length you like, whether you want a prime or a zoom...etc.


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