85mm vs 135mm for best portrait lens?

4 months 3 weeks ago #649330 by Sanford
100% 85mm is the way I would go and enjoy the most


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4 months 3 weeks ago #649446 by KENT MELTON
I'll take the 85mm over the 135mm any day.  It's just easier to manage when shooting portraits indoors.  


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4 months 3 weeks ago #649483 by Stanly
+1 Yup 85mm is the shizzle 

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4 months 3 weeks ago #649782 by Jessy Page
Isn't the 85mm the second most used lens by wedding and portrait photographers? I seem to recall reading a blog post on Petapixel about that last year.


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4 months 3 weeks ago #649842 by Peter P
135mm is a work of art focal length, the only kicker is you need a decent amount of space to get some decent use from it.  


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