Recommendation Portrait Lens for 5D2

Started Dec 6, 2011 | Discussions thread
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PhotoPhilDe Senior Member • Posts: 1,126
Recommendation Portrait Lens for 5D2

On a Canon 5D2,

  • what would you preferably use as portrait lens between those below,

  • for snaps of kids mainly, without flash, indoor or outdoor (torso + head),

  • wide open or stepped down max 1 stop:

1/ Canon EF 85mm f1.8
2/ Canon EF 100mm L IS f2.8
3/ Canon EF 24-105 L IS f4
4/ Sigma 150mm f2.8 (non OS version)

Criterias are: sharpness, contrast, color and bokeh

Thanks for your advise

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