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Lenses for portraits and nudes

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by eolake, Mar 7, 2010.

  1. eolake

    eolake Mu-43 Regular

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    Dec 21, 2009
    Lancashire, England
    I just wrote this:

    http://stobblehouse.com/text/gear.html

    It's about gear for portraits and nudes. And I found it hard to recommend M4/3 because you can't easily blur backgrounds.

    Despite the smaller sensor, it might help if they just would put out a good portrait/figure lens, such as a 50mm 1.4.

    I would really do that, if it were me. It can't be *that* expensive, and it would really help many to take the platform seriously.
     
  2. hodad66

    hodad66 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    806
    Jan 27, 2010
    Indialantic, Florida
    here's one of my "pin up" shots!!

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  3. Brian S

    Brian S Mu-43 Top Veteran

    714
    Apr 11, 2009
    Panasonic has the 20mm F1.7, which is same FOV as a 40mm lens.

    A Canon 35mm F1.8 or 35mm F1.5 in LTM would work well, equivalent to a 70mm on a full-frame 35.