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It All Starts Here
A 70–200mm f/2.8 or f/4 Zoom Lens
An 85mm f/1.8 Lens
A Fast 135mm Portrait Lens
Avoid Wide-Angle Lenses for Most Portraits
Should You Ever Shoot Portraits with a Wide-Angle Lens?
Why I Avoid 50mm Lenses for Close-Up Portraits
Yes, You Need That Lens Hood
It’s These Three Things That Create Soft Backgrounds
Minimum Focusing Distance
How Lens Choice Affects Your Background
Shoot ‘Em at What You Bought ‘Em For!
Should You Buy a Lens with IS or VR? Well, That Depends
F-Stop, Shutter Speed & ISO
Shoot with Your Camera Set to RAW Format
Choosing Your Shooting Mode
Which Aperture (F-Stop) to Use
Why Your Shutter Speed Is Important
How to Stop Worrying about Slow Shutter ...
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