Realistically? Legacy glass. You can get all kinds of 50ish mm f/1.4-1.7 lenses for less than $50, and an adapter for another $20. Hard to beat that kind of value.What is currently the best lens for shooting portraits (with shallow DOF)?
best lens? .... probably a leica 75mm sumilux - but as they go for several thousand dollars maybe you want to define your question a little better
a native m43 lens ? or are you looking for bargain basement legacy lenses or are you prepared to spend a little more.
if you are looking at legacy lenses then I have a set on flickr that covers a lot of lenses - not all are portraits but might give you some ideas
Legacy lenses - a set on Flickr
There is a forum here specifically for adapted lenses.Wow, great examples on that link, exactly the kind of pictures I would like to make!
Where can I find some more info about a nice legacy glass combined with an adapter?
The PanLeica 45ME Macro is a pretty decent native prime lens for portraiture. Expensive, but it's really a true 1:1 macro.Does anyone know if there a native micro 43 primelens on the roadmap which could be nice for portraits?