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daniel wolf

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200mm 2.8 II vs. 85mm 1.2 II for Food Photography
« on: March 23, 2013, 09:56:13 AM »
5D Mark III and....which lens for foodphotogaphy
I have 70-200mm4L, 50mm 1.4....

I am looking to choose between 200mm 2.8 II and 85mm 1.2....

any suggestion is welcomed....

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Re: 200mm 2.8 II vs. 85mm 1.2 II for Food Photography
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2013, 10:28:53 AM »
Neither, 100L IS macro

I use it all the time. It's spectacular!!

It lets you get personal with your food, makes it interesting...


5D3_5744 by volksron, on Flickr


5D3_5746 by volksron, on Flickr

You won't/can't get images like that from either of those two lenses.

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Re: 200mm 2.8 II vs. 85mm 1.2 II for Food Photography
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2013, 10:42:18 AM »
Food is a product, and the ultimate product photography lens is the TS-E 90mm f/2.8.
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Re: 200mm 2.8 II vs. 85mm 1.2 II for Food Photography
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2013, 11:18:13 AM »
Food is a product, and the ultimate product photography lens is the TS-E 90mm f/2.8.

You got that right!! If you shoot product, this is the only lens you need. It tilts, it shifts and it shoots close ... all in one lens :)

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Re: 200mm 2.8 II vs. 85mm 1.2 II for Food Photography
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2013, 11:34:18 AM »
Don't take too many pictures of my food... just appears 85 1.2 could be an overkill and 200m could be a tad too long.
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