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    Default Best lens for portraits (Nikon d300)

    Hi all

    I am doing allot of portrait photography with studio lighting using a nikon d300 and a DX 18 - 200 mm lens. I al looking to purchase a second lens, with a higher f.stop around 50 mm - any recommendations ?

    Thanks for your help.

    Michael

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    Default Re: Best lens for portraits (Nikon d300)

    not sure why your post is in this sub forum..

    anyway, you can try 50mm f1.8

    in studio, usually we don't use big aperture for shooting, however, large aperture lenses much easier for the eye in studio.
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    Default Re: Best lens for portraits (Nikon d300)

    thanks for your feedback - would you be kind enough to direct me to where I should address such issues - sorry new at this site.

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    Default Re: Best lens for portraits (Nikon d300)

    The Articles and Guides is Repository for articles and user guides on photography. not for asking question, and you thread should go to Nikon, since it is Nikon related question.

    Anyway, I'm not sure what you exactly looking for?

    if you are looking for buying used items in this forum, check out Buy/Sell: Nikon Equipment, or Buy/Sell: Photography Accessories
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    Default Re: Best lens for portraits (Nikon d300)

    50mm f1.8 is more than sufficient. if you shoot at f5.6 or f8 it should be darn sharp. alternatively, you can play around with if a bigger aperture if you so desire.

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    Default Re: Best lens for portraits (Nikon d300)

    You may want to try 85mm 1.8 or 1.4....is for portrait purpose. Good and cheap.


    Quote Originally Posted by Maverick Studios View Post
    Hi all

    I am doing allot of portrait photography with studio lighting using a nikon d300 and a DX 18 - 200 mm lens. I al looking to purchase a second lens, with a higher f.stop around 50 mm - any recommendations ?

    Thanks for your help.

    Michael

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