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Portrait lenses that have a f/2.8 or faster aperture

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Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G
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Aperture f/1.8
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Length 53 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Diameter 71 mm
#2

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS
 
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Sony SteadyShot
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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 131 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization Sony SteadyShot
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Min focal length 90 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Diameter 79 mm
#3

Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM

"Works brilliantly for me on FF or 1.3 crop camera in event filming and portrait still work." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/2
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Length 112 mm
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 135 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Diameter 81 mm
#4

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

"Best lens I have bought in years. Of course, it produces great macros. But it can be used for portraits, even indoors. Portrait results blew me away." bhphotovideo.com

 
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Canon IS
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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 123 mm
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Focus motor Canon USM
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization Canon IS
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Min focal length 100 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Diameter 78 mm
#5

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.8D

"This is a MUST OWN lens in the Nikon AF line. Not only sharp and fast, but my favorite perspective and CHEAP to buy! It's the best way to learn how ALL of the photojournalists in the 40s-70s shot EVERYTHING they printed." bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/1.8
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Length 38 mm
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Focus motor None
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Diameter 64 mm
#6

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

"I purchased this lens because it's small, sharp, fast, light and cheap. Something I can put on my Canon body and take with me on business trips " bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/1.8
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Length 41 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Diameter 69 mm
#7

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM
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Aperture f/1.8
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Length 41 mm
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Focus motor Canon STM
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Diameter 69 mm
#8

Samyang 100mm f/2.8 ED UMC Macro

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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 148 mm
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Focus motor Generic motor
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 100 mm
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Auto focus No
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Diameter 73 mm
#9

Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR

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Nikon VR
 
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5x
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Aperture f/2.8
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Length 86 mm
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Focus motor Nikon AF-S
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Zoom range 5x
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Image stabilization Nikon VR
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Min focal length 16 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Diameter 80 mm
#10

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D

Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.4D

"Love this lens for those closeup shots. I needed a lens with a high F stop and I love to take portrait shots and it works great for them. The background blurs just like I needed it to!" bhphotovideo.com

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Aperture f/1.4
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Length 43 mm
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Focus motor None
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Zoom range 1x
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Image stabilization None
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Min focal length 50 mm
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Auto focus Yes
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Diameter 64 mm