Love the 50mm F1.2? We’re in Love with These Four

There’s surely a love affair that lots of photographers have with the 50mm f1.2 lens. Since its earlier days in the film world, photographers adored it for weddings and portraits. And these days, with such great high ISOs on cameras, photographers love the 50mm f1.2 for its beautiful bokeh. A lot of them only cropped up in the past few years. And we’ve tried them all. So let’s take a look at which ones are the best.

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The Best Canon RF Prime Lenses for Stellar Photos

The Canon RF camera system isn’t as full and complete as some others, but it also offers some very unique lens options. Canon tends to make everything in-house, which also means they’re typically not sharing components with other manufacturers. That gives you unique image quality and means you have to do far less post-production to make your images stand out. They’re a favorite of a few staffers here. And so we dove into our Reviews Index to find the best Canon RF prime lenses. Take a look!

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4 of the Best 50mm F1.2 Lenses We’ve Reviewed

There isn’t a lens that’s probably as coveted as the 50mm f1.2. Yes, lots of us don’t like 50mm lenses. But I think we can make a strong exception for 50mm f1.2 lenses. What’s not to love? There’s bokeh, sharpness, and sometimes some great character. We dove into our Reviews Index for some of the best 50mm f1.2 lenses that we’ve reviewed. Trust us, you’ll really like these.

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Wider Than 85mm. 3 Great Portrait Lenses For a Different Look

If there is one thing that’s often taught, it’s to not shoot portraits with anything wider than an 85mm lens. But honestly, that’s also changed in the past few years. Lenses as wide as 28mm are great for shooting portraits. And in their pursuit of clinical perfection, manufacturers have made portrait lenses more capable. Lucky for you, we dove into our Reviews Index to find some great ones. You’ll love these!

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These are Awesome! 4 Portrait Lenses No Photographer Can Deny

The art of portrait photography is one that’s got a whole lot to deal with talking to people. There needs to be a connection. And oftentimes, you should talk to someone before you shoot their portrait. But of course, you don’t always have the time to do that. So instead, you should make sure you’ve got the best gear you can. That means getting fantastic portrait lenses. We dove into our reviews index to get just what you’re looking for. And here are four of our favorites.

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Details You Never Wanted. Sony 50mm f1.2 G Master Review

The Sony 50mm f1.2 G Master will satisfy those who obsess over clinical sharpness with the bokeh to match and just a bit of lens flare.

I spent the better part of an hour trying to figure out the right title for this piece. The Sony 50mm f1.2 G Master lens is here. And it’s obviously their best 50mm lens yet. It’s packed with 11 aperture blades, weather sealing, two custom control buttons, an aperture ring, and more. Of course, what would a Sony lens be without overengineering? And that’s where I was scratching my head. The Sony 50mm f1.2 G Master lens is like a table hot sauce. Some of you may think Frank’s Red is hot. Others may adore Cholula. But to the elitist snobs among us, these are barely hot. However, they’ll satisfy the needs of most. And that’s what the Sony 50mm f1.2 G Master lens is doing. If it were a hot sauce, it would be a high-end product with a lot of bite but little flavor. Of course, we’ve come to expect that from Sony. And fear not, we compared it to the Canon RF 50mm f1.2 L USM Lens.

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