70-200 4.0 + Prime or 70-200 2.8?

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Brian D3300 Senior Member • Posts: 2,396
Re: 70-200 4.0 + Prime or 70-200 2.8?

For portrait work  that isn't in a studio, hands down get a prime.  I bought a RF70-200mm 2.8 first then later a 85mm 1.2 DS.   The background rendering difference is substantially better on the  85, it also has better color.   Really depends on if you need a zoom to do your work though.  Sometimes I need the 70-200mm.

 Brian D3300's gear list:Brian D3300's gear list
Canon EOS R5 Canon RF 24-105mm F4L IS USM Canon RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM DS Canon RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM +2 more
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