The Best Sony G Master Prime Lenses for Candid Photography

The Sony G Master Lens Lineup are the best offerings Sony makes. If you’re a Canon user, think of this as L glass. Sony goes out of their way to be clinically perfect, and it comes through in these lenses. If you’re a street photographer, wedding photographer, event photographer, or photojournalist, consider these. We’re selecting the best Sony G Master Prime Lenses for candid shooters. 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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3 Exceptional Lenses That Will Always Shoot Flattering Portraits

There’s no need for a beauty filter when you’ve got lenses like these!

The secret to flattering portraits starts with an attitude. Part of it could be word choice when working with a subject. Some subjects need music to make magic happen. Then there’s the outfit choice, the lighting and all. Of course, a lot of it has to do with your creative vision. So we dove a bit into our reviews index to find some of the best lenses for flattering portraits. With the right lens and communication skills, you can shoot photos that don’t need any post-production. Here are three lenses we love for flattering portraits–and a pro tip for you too!

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5 Minute Review: Sony 50mm f1.2 G Master Lens is Beautiful

We recently finished our review of the Sony 50mm f1.2 G Master.

A little while back, we published our Sony 50mm f1.2 G Master review. The lens is pretty awesome overall. It boasts weather sealing, sharp image quality, beautiful bokeh, lens flare, and fast autofocus. But if you’re aware of what’s out there, you’ll probably be a little tempted to look at the others. At least that’s what we found in our comparison to Canon’s offering. Find out our summation in this latest 5 Minute Camera review.

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Battle of the 50mm f1.2 Lenses. Is Sony Better Than Canon?

The Sony 50mm f1.2 G Master was announced today, but is it better than the Canon RF 50mm f1.2 L USM?

Before I go into this, I need to make a few things transparent. I’m the type of photographer who’s leaned more into my photojournalism roots recently. I don’t like doing a lot of photo editing. And that’s fine. If you’re the type who wants something perfect out of camera, then you’ll think like me. That will in turn affect my choice in gear. And quite honestly, the Canon RF 50mm f1.2 L USM and the Sony 50mm f1.2 G Master shouldn’t really be compared. But if you’re considering switching from one system to another, there’s some useful info here. So we put these two 50mm f1.2 lenses head to head. How’d they do?

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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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The Sony 50mm F1.2 GM Will Need to Be Less Clinical, More Character

If the Sony 50mm f1.2 G Master lens really comes next month, then we need to stop talking about MTF charts.

As much as things change, they also stay the same. And honestly, I’m expecting the same thing from Sony. If the Sony 50mm f1.2 G Master is real, then it’s going to be good. However, I’m also sure it’s going to be just the clinical definition of good. Sony’s engineers have sucked the soul out of lenses. The only recent exception is the Sony 35mm f1.4 G Master. But a lens like the Sony 50mm f1.2 G Master will really need to be something extraordinary. 

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