Which lens is better for portrait- 18-55mm or 55-250mm?

Started Jul 7, 2013 | Discussions thread
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either is fine ...
In reply to Denny000, Jul 7, 2013

Denny000 wrote:

I have 18mm-55mm and 55mm-250mm. Which one should I use for portrait or 2 to 3 people shot?

either lens can take a photo of 2 to 3 people.  some other things you should consider is your location relative to the group and the group's location relative to the background

the 18-55 lens might allow for more background in your photo, if that's what is needed.  the 55-250 might allow for a more blurred background that people tend to like.  in either case, position and location will help with the kind of photo you're looking for.

hope this helps ...

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