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Old 19-08-2009, 13:55   #1 (permalink)
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Nikon D60 best portrait lens?

I have a Nikon D60, what is the best lens to get for this camera for portraits??
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Old 19-08-2009, 16:28   #2 (permalink)
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re: Nikon D60 best portrait lens?

Well, portraits fall into head and shoulders, full length and maybe couples and groups!

The lens choice will depend on what type you are going to shoot most of, and how much space you have.

If I were to be pinned down to one lens I'd look at the Nikkor 85mm f1.8 (bargain) or 105mm f2.8.
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Best lens for portraits?

Got two in mind,

Nikon AF-S 35mm f1.8 G DX Lens

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Nikon 50mm f/1.8 D AF Lens

To me they sound the same but im no expert, any advice would be great. thanks.
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Re: Best lens for portraits?

Of the two I'd go for the 50mm. Small telephotos are best for portraits.

I've merged this thread with your old one as it is on the same subject.
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Re: Best lens for portraits?

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Re: Nikon D60 best portrait lens?

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Re: Best lens for portraits?

Hello
I am going to buy a lense to my daughter she has Nikon D60 and thats why I ask here. I can see that the 50mm 1,8f D AF is recommended . But I have red that you cant autofocus with that one on the D60 , since that was the one I had decided to buy until I red that. She wants to do portraits. She has this 18 - 55 and a zoom . So now I want to buy two not very expencive lenses to her. Maybe some can recommend one for portraits and one other fun lense who function on a D60
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Re: Nikon D60 best portrait lens?

This thread from nikoncafe is worth a read, its called Which lens is best for portraits?: NikonCafe.com
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Re: Nikon D60 best portrait lens?

I have bought the Nikon 1.8 35mm for my D60 and I love it for portraits. #

Hope this helps

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