The Photographer’s Ultimate Portrait Lens Guide For 2017

It’s here, the Ultimate Portrait Lens Guide of 2017!

It’s time to get our ultimate guides out of budget lens territory and back into the ultimate territory. So today we are going to do our ultimate lens guide for 2017. If portraits are your thing, and you are starting to think about possibly upgrading your kit while there are holiday deals, or maybe at some point in 2018, then this is a post you should see.

Let’s get into it…Highlight Post: Ultimate Portrait Guide 2017

If you are looking for more information regarding portraits than just lenses then make sure to check out our ultimate portrait photography guide for 2017. In addition to lenses we also go over our top portrait photography guides to help you use that shiny new gear better. (Check It Out)

2017 Portrait Lens Guides

  • Best Budget Lenses for Portrait Photographers Under $500 (Check It Out)
  • Quick Tips on Getting The Most Out Of Your 50mm Lens While Shooting Portraits (Check It Out)
  • Quick Tips For Getting the Most Out Of Your 35mm Lens For Portraits (Check It Out)
  • Two Must-Have Portrait Lenses for Portrait Photographers (Check It Out)
  • 50mm vs 35mm Lenses: a Visual Guide for Portrait Photography (Check It Out)
  • Portrait Focal Lengths, Putting Myths Aside For Clarity (Check It Out)
  • The 7 Best 35mm Lenses for Portrait Photography (Check It Out)
  • Five Fantastic A Little Longer Than 50mm Lenses for Portrait Photography (Check It Out)
  • 85mm vs 135mm Lenses for Portraiture: Which One Should You Work With? (Check It Out)
  • Perfect Portrait: 4 Great Nikon Portrait Lenses Under $1,000 (Check It Out)
  • Perfect Portraits: 3 Budget Portrait Lenses For the Sony E System under $1,000 (Check It Out)
  • Perfect Portraits: 4 Budget Portrait Lenses For the Canon EOS System under $1,000 (Check It Out)
  • Perfect Portraits: 4 Budget Portrait Lenses For the Fujifilm X System under $1,000 (Check It Out)

2017 Portrait Lens Reviews

  • Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Trioplan 100mm f2.8 Lens (Sony E Mount) (Read It)
  • Rokinon 35mm f2.8 FE (Sony FE Full Frame E Mount) (Read It)
  • Lensbaby Velvet 85mm f1.8 (Sony E Mount, Full Frame) (Read It)
  • Sony 35mm f1.4 (Sony Alpha) (Read It)
  • Zeiss 135mm f2.8 Batis (Sony E Mount, Full Frame) (Read It)
  • Sony 100mm f2.8 G Master OSS STM FE (Sony Full Frame E Mount) (Read It)
  • Sony 85mm f1.8 FE (Sony E Mount, Full Frame) (Read It)
  • Zeiss 85mm f2.4 Loxia (Sony E Mount, Full Frame) (Read It)
  • Mitakon 35mm F0.95 II (Fujifilm X Mount) (Read It)
  • Fujifilm 50mm f2 R WR (Fujifilm X Mount) (Read It)
  • Fujifilm 23mm f2 R WR (Fujifilm X Mount) (Read It)
  • Olympus 25mm f1.2 PRO (Micro Four Thirds) (Read It)
  • Nikon 28mm f1.4 E ED (Nikon F Mount) (Read It)
  • Nikon 105mm f1.4 E ED (Nikon F) (Read It)
  • Tamron SP 24-70mm f2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Canon EF) (Read It)
  • Sigma 24-70mm f2.8 DG OS HSM Art Lens (Canon EF Mount) (Read It)
  • Rokinon 85mm f1.2 SP (Canon EF Mount) (Read It)
  • Tamron SP 70-200mm F2.8 Di VC USD G2 (Canon EF) (Read It)
  • Sigma 135mm f1.8 DG HSM Art (Canon EF) (Read It)
  • Review: Sigma 85mm f1.4 Art (Canon EF) (Read It)

So, there you have it! Our complete ultimate portrait lens guide for 2017. May your client lists in 2018 be long and your exposures dead on — Phoblographer, out!

Anthony Thurston

Anthony is a Portland, Oregon based Boudoir Photographer specializing in a dark, moody style that promotes female body positivity, empowerment, and sexuality. Besides The Phoblographer, he also reviews gear and produces his own educational content on his website.