23 Jul 2014

Nikon 85mm f/1.8 AF-S G still my favourite Portrait Lens!



Every time I shoot this gem of an 85mm lens it embeds itself more firmly as my favourite portrait lens regardless of whether I am shooting head and shoulders or full length portraits. (For full length I just stand further back...) This portrait was shot at f2.8 on my crop sensor Nikon D300s and the backgrounds are just wonderful!

It is also not at a ridiculous price point and would generally be within affordable reach of most people who spent much more than the price of this lens on a new Nikon dslr body anyway. The small(ish) expense is certainly worth the jump in IQ that it provides.

2 comments:

  1. It's got nice bokeh. A bit sharp edged on lights, but very nice. This is a very similar look I get with my canon 60mm prime(96mm on FF). Great shot

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