Recommendations for a sub $1K FX portrait lens

Started Nov 16, 2012 | Discussions thread
sfnikon Senior Member • Posts: 2,273
Re: Recommendations for a sub $1K FX portrait lens

If you need AF the best portrait lens for a D800 is the 85/1.8G hands down.

I find it critically sharp edge to edge with very low distortion on the D800E.   It has slightly shorter minimum focal distance letting one get a tighter face shot c/w 85/1.4G, 1.4D or the Sigma.

Mind you my best portrait lens is the 200/2 but this is out of your stated price range.

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