Best Portrait Lens for the Sony A6000 - 4 Reasons to LOVE the Sony SEL35F18 35mm f/1.8 Lens

There is a lot of debate about the best portrait lens for the Sony A6000.  When it comes to shooting portraits, the Sony 35mm f/1.8 wins my heart, hands down.  In this post, I will show you my top 4 reason why the SEL35F18 is the best lens for portraits.

Side note: I also believe that it's the best prime lens for the Sony A6000.  Period.

Reason #1 - The SEL35F18 is SUPER Sharp

 Model: @alinawasabi

Model: @alinawasabi

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Model: @canahtam

Reason #2 - The SEL35F18 is Great For Environmental Portraits

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Model @sadberries

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Model @kiraamaa

Reason #3 - The SEL35F18 has Solid BOKEH

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Model: @lauralouise009

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Model: @yujiexue

Reason #4 - The SEL35F18 is a Great Option for Both Headshots and Fuller Profiles

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Model: @bindalia

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Model: @sadberries

 Model: @isaisa320

Model: @isaisa320

So there you have it.  If you're looking for a great portrait lens for your Sony A6000, then the 35mm f/1.8 is a great option.  You can find it on Amazon through the link below.

Buy the Sony SEL35F18 35mm lens on Amazon

Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links.  If you click on the link and make I purchase, the author will receive a small commission.

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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.