Prime portrait lens for 7D?

Started Feb 27, 2013 | Questions thread
KENTGA
Veteran MemberPosts: 3,310Gear list
Like?
Re: Prime portrait lens for 7D?
In reply to driz, Feb 27, 2013

I wouldn't use a lens wider than 50mm for portraits because a wide angle lens tends to make people's faces look distorted--- like if the nose is closest to the lens it will be larger and out-of-proportion to the face. I'd suggest Sigme 50mm 1.4 or Canon 85 1.8.

Kent

 KENTGA's gear list:KENTGA's gear list
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 Canon EOS 5D Canon EOS 40D Canon EOS 7D Canon EOS 6D +14 more
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow