#1 Best Value Nikon Portrait lens

Featured Wednesday, 11 July 2018 20:25

Amazing value lens, especially for portraiture - for my money its the best value new Nikkor lens you can buy.

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B&H: https://bhpho.to/2KMdH5O
Amazon: http://geni.us/pU7m1F

And the 1.4 version
B&H: https://bhpho.to/2KPUjVF
Amazon: http://geni.us/Mfh8v

As to 'will the client tell the difference' - here is a little demo. I just shared two images of Steph in the bamboo on social media, asking people to guess which was a $500 lens and which was $1500. People guessed both ways roughly 50/50, some went into detail about one being a longer lens, or why one was CLEARLY the more expensive. Truth is - I shared two images from the same lens. Even keyboard experts often see what they want to see, and it is much more to do with how you took the shot, than the specific equipment - at least when sharing online.

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GEAR we usually film with... (Amazon + BH)
Main Camera: http://geni.us/24lma | https://bhpho.to/2K9BpbU
2nd Camera: http://geni.us/KB5bAU | https://bhpho.to/2yURNI0
The Drone: http://geni.us/rB3s | https://bhpho.to/2lVe8fe
The outdoor tripod: http://geni.us/XoatLX | https://bhpho.to/2J2aKIU
Giant in-studio tripod: http://geni.us/z0XAV2K | https://bhpho.to/2KBRG9R
Lav Mics: http://geni.us/UL27csE | https://bhpho.to/2IW87s3
Travel photo tripod: http://geni.us/9EXKjcE | https://bhpho.to/2KA6aa5

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