50mm F1.4 or 135mm F2.8 for portrait?

Started Dec 5, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Molan Contributing Member • Posts: 731
50mm F1.4 or 135mm F2.8 for portrait?

I am all new in portrait photography, I got the 50mm F1.4 for low light (aquarium) shoot, and the 135mm F2.8 as a cheap concert lens (would have bought the Sony 70-200 F2.8 G if it wasn't so bloody expensive).

Now I want to take some nice pictures of one of my friends (female), and I am wondering witch lens is the right choice?

50mm F1.4 has lower aperture for nice booke, but 135mm have more focal length and F2.8 at 135mm can give nice booke too.

It’s an A77 by the way.


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