what is the best lens for D600 with my budget?

Started Feb 23, 2013 | Questions thread
Duncan C Veteran Member • Posts: 7,664
Re: Nikorr 28-300mm F/3.5-5.6 VR

glo wrote:

boyousif wrote:

anyone tried the 105mm VR Micro 2.8 for portraits? and how good is it for portraits?

It'll work but the 85 1.4 or 1.8 is better for portraits.


I haven't used either of these lenses, but in general,  I would tend to agree. My Tamron 90 mm macro lens takes nice portraits, but it's almost TOO sharp. (You don't necessarily want to see every hair follicle in a portrait.) Also, the bokeh (the look of the out of focus areas) isn't great on macro lenses.

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