April 7, 2023
The best lenses for portrait photography
Andy Westlake gives an insight into the best lenses for portrait photography and how to choose the right one for you
Tips and techniques on portrait photography, including how to shoot great portrait photographs, how to light portraits, and everything else you might need to know about shooting great portrait images.
Best kit for portrait photography: have a look at the best cameras for portraits, as well as the best lenses for portraits, or for those on a budget have a look at the best budget lenses for portraits. You could also have a look at our guide to the best 50mm lenses, aka the “Nifty Fifty”, and if you’ve already got one, then you should be good to start shooting!
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