50mm or 85mm better portrait length for DX?

Started Mar 22, 2012 | Discussions thread
The Andy G
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Re: 50mm or 85mm better portrait length for DX?
In reply to matt4, Mar 27, 2012

matt4 wrote:

, 50mm on DX is a bit short and 85mm is fairly long. I.
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Sez who? Both are fine for portraits. There's also a Nikkor 60 if you want to split the difference. Seriously, both are fine.

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