Best Lens for Portraiture - 85 v 105 v 135mm

Featured Wednesday, 12 November 2014 20:13

Distortion, compression, bokeh and working distance - which lens is best for portraiture? In studio and outdoor tests included.

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  • Comment Link Tom Moore Thursday, 13 November 2014 21:58 posted by Tom Moore

    First great video, for me im not a professional by no means, but for portriats i have to go with the 85mil allthough i have a crop sensor. So it's not a true 85 and i shoot sony 85 2.8 and i must say i get some very nice bokea outdoors. Full frame is on my wish list, but i have to see what santa says.
    Thanks Matt I've learned so much from your videos.

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  • Comment Link Victor Thursday, 20 November 2014 02:54 posted by Victor

    I do my best to get professional grade photos and I've had great success when using the 70-200mm and the 105 sigma macro for portraits. Lots of what I've learned is through your channel there is still so much to learn and make habit of.

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  • Comment Link Mike Monday, 05 January 2015 04:53 posted by Mike

    When do you use your 50 for portraiture? I can usually get it done with just mine but was thinking about getting the M4/3 equivalent of a 85mm so I don't have to get too close to subjects.

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