Best Portrait Combo?

Started Aug 7, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Jim Cassatt
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Re: Best Portrait Combo?
In reply to teseg, Aug 7, 2014

In my retirement I have taken up portrait photography to pay for my equipment.  Until recently my favorite portrait combo was the Canon 5D in its various iterations and the excellent 85 mm f1.8.  Shot at f2.8, images are sharp and the out of focus areas nice.

However, recently I have fallen in love with the Fujinon 56 mm (85 mm equivalent) on my Fuji X-E2. Makes me forget all about the full frame "advantage". The rave reviews of that lens are well justified.   The only reason I keep the Canon combo is that the flash system available for the Fuji is still in its infancy, and there are times when I do need fill flash.

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