Which Lenses are Best for Wedding Photography?
Do you want to know which camera lens is best for your wedding? There are so many options, that it is easy to wonder what the best lenses for wedding photography are. We will show you which lens is best to use for wedding photography in this guide.
There are many options when it comes to lenses. There are also differences between camera brands. The features and technology of the lenses are almost identical, so you don’t need to worry about which brand it is.
The focal length and aperture are the most important factors to consider when choosing a lens. This will also affect how it will suit your photography style. A single lens will not work for all. In fact, you may need two lenses for wedding photography: one to shoot close-ups and one to capture wide shots.
Here’s a list with the top lenses for wedding photography. Take a look at these lenses:
70-200mm f/2.8 Lens
70-200mm Lens is our favourite lens for wedding photographers. Sharpness is achieved at all focal lengths. You can zoom in up to 200mm, and still get crisp photos.
This lens is great for capturing intimate moments at a distance without disturbing the couple. Here is an example of the ceremony captured far away.
50mm f/1.2 Lens
After 70-200mm, our next choice is the 50mm F/1.2 lens. This lens is great for low light. This lens can also be used without flash to take beautiful photos. The end result is soft, natural and natural.
Another great thing about a low aperture lens is the ability to capture stunning portraits even though the background is blurred.
24-70mm Lens Another lens you will need for wedding photography is the 24-70mm lens . This lens can be used to take wide-angle shots. This lens can be used to take wide-angle shots of guests and ceremony decorations.
Here is an example of a photo taken with the 24-70mm lens.
Prime Lens 85mm
85mm prime Lens is ideal for portraits of the bride and groom, bridesmaids, groomsmen, small groups of guests, etc. You will need to move around and back up to achieve the perfect composition. A prime lens has the advantage of a better quality shot. This makes it the preferred lens for portrait photographers.
This lens can be used in low light conditions to produce amazing results. It’s small and easy to carry.
Prime Lens 35mm
35mm prime lens can be used for wide-angle shots. This lens can be used to photograph the bride and groom as they get ready, their preparations and interactions. It also allows you to take portraits of the groomsmen and bridesmaids.
This lens is of high quality and won’t cause distortions to your images. It fits perfectly in your camera bag.
Pancake Lens is a basic lens we recommend having as a backup. This lens can be used to save your lens. You can also give the lens to your assistant photographer for additional wedding shots.