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Portrait lenses that have a f/1.4 or faster aperture

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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4G

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"Clarity and color is amazing in low light situations. Also depth of field is amazingly tight at 1.4. I haven't had problems with the autofocus speed. For the price this lens is amazing." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/1.4
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Weight 281 g
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Auto focus Yes
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Diameter 74 mm
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Length 53 mm
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Zoom range 1x
#2

Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM

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Aperture f/1.4
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Weight 290 g
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Auto focus Yes
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Diameter 74 mm
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Length 51 mm
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Zoom range 1x
#3

Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM

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"This is a really nice lens and will be the flagship in my camera bag. I'm using it as a prime for my dslr film projects." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/1.2
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Auto focus Yes
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Diameter 86 mm
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Length 66 mm
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Zoom range 1x
#4

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

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"I've been eying this lens for about 5 years now and I wish I had bought this lens sooner! This lens is amazing and sooooo sharp even at 1.2!" bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/1.2
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Weight 1 kg
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Auto focus Yes
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Min focal length 85 mm
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Diameter 91 mm
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Max focal length 85 mm
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Length 84 mm
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Zoom range 1x
#5

Pentax SMC FA 50mm f/1.4

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"I love love love this new lens, the quality of the photos is spectacular if done in the right lighting. I would absolutely recommend for novices and professionals alike." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/1.4
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Weight 221 g
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Auto focus Yes
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Diameter 64 mm
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Max focal length 50 mm
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Length 38 mm
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Zoom range 1x
#6

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 85mm f/1.4G

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"Great overall prime lens. I love it for portraits and street photography." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/1.4
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Weight 0.7 kg
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Auto focus Yes
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Min focal length 85 mm
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Diameter 86 mm
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Max focal length 85 mm
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Length 84 mm
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Zoom range 1x
#7

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 58mm f/1.4G

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Aperture f/1.4
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Weight 385 g
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Auto focus Yes
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Min focal length 58 mm
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Diameter 85 mm
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Max focal length 58 mm
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Length 70 mm
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Zoom range 1x
#8

Samyang 85mm f/1.4 IF

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Aperture f/1.4
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Weight 0.6 kg
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Auto focus No
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Min focal length 85 mm
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Diameter 78 mm
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Max focal length 85 mm
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Length 100 mm
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Zoom range 1x
#9

Sony Carl Zeiss Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 *

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"I recently used this lens to photograph a very fast 1 year old for his portrait session and fell in love. Not only did I get the shots I needed but they were sharp, clear and bright." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/1.4
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Weight 0.7 kg
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Auto focus Yes
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Min focal length 85 mm
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Diameter 75 mm
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Max focal length 85 mm
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Length 81 mm
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Zoom range 1x
#10

Pentax SMC 55mm f/1.4 DA* SDM

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"I love the lens in almost all ways. It's sharp, fast focusing, needs very little light in F1.4 and the quick shift to manual focus is really OK to have." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/1.4
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Weight 375 g
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Auto focus Yes
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Min focal length 55 mm
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Diameter 71 mm
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Max focal length 55 mm
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Length 66 mm
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Zoom range 1x