DA*300 as portrait lens

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Plakanina Senior Member • Posts: 1,217
Re: DA*300 as portrait lens
  • manual_focus wrote:

Plakanina wrote:

300 2.8 was just about the standard for Miami Beach fashion photo shoots in the early 90s. So portraits yes.

Interesting. I was unaware. I do like the optical characteristics of the 300mm and it's ability to make the background/foreground disappear in a pleasing manner.


Exactly. In fact one could not tell if you were in Miami or Cape Town

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