5 Reasons the 24mm and 35mm Are Our Favorite Prime Lenses | Mastering Your Craft

Two of the most common focal lengths in portrait photography are 24mm and 35mm. In fact, every camera maker, from Canon to Sony to Fuji, has one or more wide aperture prime lens options for each; and third party manufacturers, like Tamron and Sigma, add to the assortment of options. Why are these lenses so common and popular? In this video, Pye Jirsa explains why 24mm and 35mm lenses are his favorite primes, discussing their versatility, their affect on the emotion of an image, and more.

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Products Used:

Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM Wide Angle Lens https://www.adorama.com/ca2428.html

Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM ART Lens for Canon EF

Canon EF 24mm f1.4L II USM Lens

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM Lens

Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM Lens

Sony FE 35mm f/1.8 E-Mount Full Frame Lens

Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM ART Lens for Canon EF

Nikon 35mm f/1.8G AF-S DX NIKKOR Lens for DSLR Cameras

Nikon 35mm f/1.4G AF-S NIKKOR Lens

Nikon 24mm f/1.8G AF-S ED NIKKOR Lens

Nikon 24mm f/1.4G AF-S ED NIKKOR Lens

Canon EOS C200 8.85MP PL Mount 4K UHD Digital Cinema

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Zoom Lens

Benro S8 Tripod

Blue Yeti USB Microphone

Adobe Premiere Pro

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