The Best Lens for Shooting Portraits?

“The creaminess and the bokeh are unreal… I definitely think the Canon RF 85mm F1.2L USM lens was made for portraits.” Canon Ambassador Rosie Hardy reveals the stories behind her recent portrait series, which combine creative techniques with the shallow depth of field afforded by the newest Canon RF lens.

Canon Ambassador Rosie Hardy is known for romantic and highly creative portraits that combine beautiful models with offbeat and fantasy elements. Her unique style has brought her a successful career in celebrity portrait, fashion and wedding photography, and a huge social media following.
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The Best Lens for Shooting Portraits?
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Shallow DOF

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos using shallow depth as the main aspect in the composition in the Shallow Depth Of Field Photo Contest

“Shoes” by kelleyhurwitzahr
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“Midas touch ” by Ashrafularefin
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“Eagle’s Roost” by SRunningM
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“Butterfly” by Cbries
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“Radiant ” by kylere
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Shallow DOF
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Benoit Courti

French photographer Benoit Courti worked for years as a music composer before shifting his career toward professional portrait and art photography in 2010. His images fall everywhere on the spectrum from dark and brooding portraits to light, atmospheric shots of animals.

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