Portrait lens

Started Jul 24, 2022 | Questions thread
ronscuba Senior Member • Posts: 1,992
Re: Portrait lens

Orsonneke wrote:

Hi all , I am looking for a good 80-100mm ish lens for portraits.

Is the 85 GM a good option and would you still buy it now?

To be used on a1 and A7R4


I like my Tamron 70-180 2.8.   For portraits, wide open 1.4-1.8 depth of field can be too shallow.  Background separation is nice, but not at the expense of blurry eyes.

I used to shoot all primes, but the latest 2.8 zooms are awesome.  A lot of my portraits are shot with a Sigma 24-70 and the Tamron 70-180.

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