Indian weddings are like an epic saga that last quite a number of days. As a professional photographer, you are expected to deliver the best possible photographs in any given situation. It can be an outdoor wedding shoot under the sun to a mandap lit with yellow halogens. You have to remember that your job is of paramount importance. People gradually tend to forget about the details of the wedding day but your lively photographs are something that the bride and the groom will cherish forever. So here we are listing the best-suited lenses for the job:
- The portrait specialist- Nikon 85mm f/1.4G: This the best lens that gives you sharp and crisp portraits. This lens lets you shoot wide at 1.4 for all your clicks. The open aperture can literally shoot in darkness as it allows more light than any other lens. The autofocus is also great that keeps your target locked in. This even allows more light than a 2.8 aperture lens. So this can be your all-weather friend during wedding shoots.
- All purpose heavy duty lens – Nikon 24-70 f/2.8: This lens is just an amazing gem. You can literally shoot an entire wedding without any change of lens with this amazing general purpose lens. It’s meant for full frame cameras. It has a superb wide angle of 24 mm and decently tight 70 mm for close end photograph.
- The monster lens – Nikon 70 – 200 2.8: This huge set of lens is actually very heavy to carry around. This is one of the oldest manufactured focal lens still ruling the market. The lens has blazing shutter speed and comes in handy when you are shooting something very far away. It has a decent shutter speed even at a zoom to 200mm. It shoots the absolutely amazing bokeh pics. This lens literally freezes time for you.
- The detail king- Nikon 105mm f/2.8 Macro: This baby clicks the most amazing crisp macro that may give the touch of royalty to the wedding album. However saying that it is not like any other point and shoot lens. Get the best clicks of food, insects, rings, fabric, and others with this brilliantly sharp lens with shallow depth of field. You need a great deal of practice to ace macro with this lens. Once you have mastered the art, this will be your companion forever.
The lenses mentioned above are extremely expensive prices of glass and takes a lot of investment for procurement. However, if you are on a budget you may opt for the below
- The 35mm f/1.8G – Good cheap prime lens
- The 18-55mm lens offers great general purpose lens
- 70-300mm VRII lens for cheap zooms.
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