Best protrait lens for my budget is...?

Started May 29, 2012 | Discussions thread
garyinhere
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Re: Best protrait lens for my budget is...?
In reply to Gary Waugh, May 30, 2012

Gary Waugh wrote:

Gary,

I'm not certain of what your needs are. Do you need something wider than your 50mm or do you need a zoom to adjust for composition in a limited space?

Sorry about the late reply, my notification is not working properly so I can't tell when someone posts on a thread.

I am thinking I got in over my head lol, I am probably going to get a 28mm prime for indoors and thinking of a 85mm prime for outside. (if I can afford both)

garyinhere wrote:

mick232 wrote:

I'd say you have all you need for portraits. For indoor portraits, use the 50/1.7, and outdoors the beercan.

Space is a constant issue is why I was looking into the 28-135

If you really want to spend the money, get the Sony 85/2.8. Check out this forum and threads called "Some portraits from Russia" for excellent portraits shot with that lens.

Love those sets, amazing photographer

Do you already have a HSS-capable flash and a good RAW converter? That's maybe more useful than yet another lens.

I use LR4 and CS6, working on getting better lighting but have one flash gun and set it up with continuous lighting as well.

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