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Best Portrait Lenses for Canon DSLR Cameras

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Best portrait lenses for Canon digital SLR cameras published by DxOMark. The best portrait lenses listed below are tested by using the high-end Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR camera.

The Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM lens scored 35 and is the best portrait / prime lens for Canon, which is currently has a good price for $894. Canon’s EF 100mm f/2 USM lens comes in the second place with a score of 33 from DxOMark test results. This lens is priced for $449.

Best lenses to choose for portrait photography are fast and the focus range is mostly used between 85mm-135mm. Here are list of best portrait lenses according to DxOMark test results.


Best Portrait Lenses for Canon DSLR Cameras

Here you can find the best portrait lenses for Canon DSLR cameras. The cameras you can use to mount these lenses are 1D X, 5D Mark III, 5D Mark II, EOS 6D, EOS 7D, EOS 70D, EOS 60D, Rebel T5i, Rebel T4i, Rebel T3i, Rebel SL1.

Lens Price DxOMark Buy Now
Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM $894 35 Amazon/Adorama
EF 100mm f/2 USM $449 33 Amazon
Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM $1,599 32 Amazon
Zeiss Makro-Planar T* 100mm f/2 ZE $1,843 32 Amazon
EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM $1,999 31 Amazon
Zeiss Makro-Planar T 50mm f/2 ZE $1,283 30 Amazon
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical IF $299 30 Amazon
EF 50mm f/1.2L USM $1,439 29 Amazon
Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM $399 29 Amazon
EF 40mm f/2.8 STM $149 29 Amazon
EF 85mm f/1.8 USM $419 28 Amazon
Zeiss Planar T 85mm f/1.4 ZE $1,283 28 Amazon
EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM $1,049 28 Amazon
Sigma 70mm F2.8 EX DG Macro $449 28 Amazon
EF 50mm f/1.8 II $125 28 Amazon
EF 50mm f/1.4 USM $399 27 Amazon
Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro $449 27 Amazon
Sigma 105mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro $769 27 Amazon
EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM $419 18 Amazon