Choosing the right lens for portrait photography can be a difficult proposition. There are lots of different focal lengths, features and options to consider. Add to that the layer of wildly varying photographers' opinions, and the prospect of choosing a lens can become downright overwhelming.
In this video, I explore the differences between two of the most commonly used focal lengths for portrait photography - the 50mm and 85mm focal lengths. I enjoy shooting with them both, but there are some notable differences. Which do I prefer? Watch the video to find out :)
About the Author
Dan Bullman is a portrait photographer and YouTuber based in Boston. He produces educational videos, gear reviews and other content to make you a better photographer faster. His videos have been viewed over 1 million times. His portrait work has been featured on accounts like @moodyports @followingboston and @portraitmeet.