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11-10-2015, 02:37 PM   #1
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Portrait Lens suggestions?

Hi folks I have just finished my first proper shoot with my 645Z, I'm suitably happy with the results. I'm a bit disappointed with the 120mm macro for portraits as it seems not to shape / compress faces in a flattering way. I'm right in saying that Lightroom does not distortion correct Pentax DNG's? The model was shot at about 8 feet from the camera, maybe this was too close for this lens. I do have a 200mm F4 lens but this is to tight for my space so I'm wondering what you guys recommend? I may pick up the 75mm SMC 2.8 to see how that works. The new 90mm is out of my budget so this won't be an option.

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I liked the 150mm/f2.8.
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on film, the 2.8/150 was a very good portrait lens - but it is of course longer on digital. Stll good I'd expect. In between, the 67 105mm with adapter might work (but it's not AF).
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The FA75, or 67 105 (preferably a later version - whilst you can fix the yellowing on the earlier versions with a blast of UV, the colours are never quite right on digital).

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