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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for portrait nikon lens.

When it comes to lenses, the wider the better. For portraits, anything from 24mm to 35mm is ideal. That's because a wide-angle lens lets you capture more of the scene, including the environment in which your subject lives. It also makes your subject appear larger and more imposing in relation to the background, which can be ideal for portrait photography. Here are some great Nikon lenses for portrait photography.

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  1. NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena Telephoto for Nikon Z Mount Cameras - Front_Zoom
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    "sharp, amazing bokeh, perfect focal length for portraits...Amazing Lens...I recently purchased the NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena Telephoto lens for my Nikon Z mount camera. I am absolutely amazed with the quality of the images captured with this lens. "

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    Take your artistry to the edge with the NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena, a 135mm prime unlike any before it. Featuring astonishing edge-to-edge clarity, dreamlike circular bokeh at a focal length that’s treasured for portraits, still life, cinema and landscapes.
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    "sharp, amazing bokeh, perfect focal length for portraits...Amazing Lens...I recently purchased the NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena Telephoto lens for my Nikon Z mount camera. I am absolutely amazed with the quality of the images captured with this lens. "

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    Take your artistry to the edge with the NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena, a 135mm prime unlike any before it. Featuring astonishing edge-to-edge clarity, dreamlike circular bokeh at a focal length that’s treasured for portraits, still life, cinema and landscapes.
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  2. Nikon - NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.2 S Standard Prime Lens for Z Series Mirrorless Cameras - Front_Zoom
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    "Best lens...The lens of your dreams. Perfect for portraits and the sharpness on this thing is sick....Best Portrait Lens Ever Made...This is the best portrait lens you can by right now! The clarity abd sharpness are beyond any lens I've ever used. "

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    The 85mm prime to elevate pros shooting portraiture, weddings, maternity, high fashion and boudoir. A fast f/1.2 aperture that combines breathtaking realism with dreamlike depth. Backgrounds that melt away into a soft bokeh. Beautifully flattering compression. Reliable multi-focusing AF system. All with the premium feel and rock-solid build of an S-Line NIKKOR Z lens.
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    "Best lens...The lens of your dreams. Perfect for portraits and the sharpness on this thing is sick....Best Portrait Lens Ever Made...This is the best portrait lens you can by right now! The clarity abd sharpness are beyond any lens I've ever used. "

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    The 85mm prime to elevate pros shooting portraiture, weddings, maternity, high fashion and boudoir. A fast f/1.2 aperture that combines breathtaking realism with dreamlike depth. Backgrounds that melt away into a soft bokeh. Beautifully flattering compression. Reliable multi-focusing AF system. All with the premium feel and rock-solid build of an S-Line NIKKOR Z lens.
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  3. NIKKOR Z 28-75mm f/2.8 Standard Zoom Lens for Nikon Z Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great Lens!...Great lens! Works well for portraits and landscape photography. ...Nikon lens...If you’re looking for a budget friendly lens, this if your go to! I use it for photo and video for my weddings."

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    Go next-level with the lightest, most nimble full-frame f/2.8 standard zoom we've ever created. The NIKKOR Z 28-75mm f/2.8 brings brilliant low-light capabilities, vast depth of field control and beautiful bokeh together with a versatile zoom range and compact, rugged design that's as inspiring for stills as it is for videos.
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    "Great Lens!...Great lens! Works well for portraits and landscape photography. ...Nikon lens...If you’re looking for a budget friendly lens, this if your go to! I use it for photo and video for my weddings."

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    Go next-level with the lightest, most nimble full-frame f/2.8 standard zoom we've ever created. The NIKKOR Z 28-75mm f/2.8 brings brilliant low-light capabilities, vast depth of field control and beautiful bokeh together with a versatile zoom range and compact, rugged design that's as inspiring for stills as it is for videos.
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  4. NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S Telephoto Lens for Nikon Z Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Excellent portrait Nikon Z lens...Another excellent Z lens from Nikon. I find faster lenses much more expressive because I can control the depth of field. ...Awesome lens for portraits. Exactly what I needed. If you need a portrait lens for your Nikon mirror less camera, this is the one!"

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    Take flattering portrait shots during events with this Nikon NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens. The bokeh effect lets you isolate subjects by blurring the background beautifully for a dreamy, natural look, while Eye-AF ensures sharp focus on the eyes for outstanding headshots. This Nikon NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens features a customizable control ring for quiet aperture control when recording videos.
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    "Excellent portrait Nikon Z lens...Another excellent Z lens from Nikon. I find faster lenses much more expressive because I can control the depth of field. ...Awesome lens for portraits. Exactly what I needed. If you need a portrait lens for your Nikon mirror less camera, this is the one!"

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    Take flattering portrait shots during events with this Nikon NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens. The bokeh effect lets you isolate subjects by blurring the background beautifully for a dreamy, natural look, while Eye-AF ensures sharp focus on the eyes for outstanding headshots. This Nikon NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S lens features a customizable control ring for quiet aperture control when recording videos.
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  5. NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S Standard Zoom Lens for Nikon Z Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Great lens...Nice starter lens for the new Nikon Z6 camera. Lens in light weight and makes it easy to carry around all day....Great lens!...Great lens, I have used it for portrait photography and the pictures turn out perfect!"

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    Capture everything from wide-angle views to close-ups with this 24-70mm Nikon NIKKOR Z zoom lens. A constant f/4 max aperture allows consistent exposure at any zoom setting, while the new optical formula provides faithful color reproduction with virtually no flare or chromatic aberration. This lightweight Nikon NIKKOR Z zoom lens is durable for everyday use.
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    "Great lens...Nice starter lens for the new Nikon Z6 camera. Lens in light weight and makes it easy to carry around all day....Great lens!...Great lens, I have used it for portrait photography and the pictures turn out perfect!"

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    Capture everything from wide-angle views to close-ups with this 24-70mm Nikon NIKKOR Z zoom lens. A constant f/4 max aperture allows consistent exposure at any zoom setting, while the new optical formula provides faithful color reproduction with virtually no flare or chromatic aberration. This lightweight Nikon NIKKOR Z zoom lens is durable for everyday use.
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  6. NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.8 S Standard Prime Lens for Nikon Z Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Nikon Z 35mm...However, it is also amazing at portraits with beautiful bokeh....Great Nikon S lens for videography and portraits....This native Nikon S lens to my Nikon Z6 mirrorless camera is an awesome addition to my gear. "

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    Photograph gorgeous landscapes with this versatile Nikon NIKKOR Z 35mm prime lens. Its nine-blade rounded diaphragm and f/1.8 aperture produces stunning round bokeh and brilliant images in low-light conditions. This Nikon NIKKOR Z 35mm prime lens has an improved optical formula to ensure virtually no flare, ghosting or chromatic aberration.
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    "Nikon Z 35mm...However, it is also amazing at portraits with beautiful bokeh....Great Nikon S lens for videography and portraits....This native Nikon S lens to my Nikon Z6 mirrorless camera is an awesome addition to my gear. "

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    Photograph gorgeous landscapes with this versatile Nikon NIKKOR Z 35mm prime lens. Its nine-blade rounded diaphragm and f/1.8 aperture produces stunning round bokeh and brilliant images in low-light conditions. This Nikon NIKKOR Z 35mm prime lens has an improved optical formula to ensure virtually no flare, ghosting or chromatic aberration.
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  7. NIKKOR Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S Zoom Lens for Nikon Z Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "It is an excellent lens. One of Nikon best. I would recommend this lens,...Nikon Z 14-24 2.8...Exceptional Lens, lightweight, durable, easy connection , & a go to Lens for Landscapes & Night Photography."

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    The views through the NIKKOR Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S are simply epic. Ultra-wide perspectives that challenge our sense of scale. Clarity that transports you. A level of detail you have to see to believe. All in the shortest, lightest and most versatile 14-24mm f/2.8 constant aperture zoom available. Optimized for landscapes, cityscapes, night skies, architecture, interiors and environmental portraits—this is the lens for taking it all in.
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    "It is an excellent lens. One of Nikon best. I would recommend this lens,...Nikon Z 14-24 2.8...Exceptional Lens, lightweight, durable, easy connection , & a go to Lens for Landscapes & Night Photography."

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    The views through the NIKKOR Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S are simply epic. Ultra-wide perspectives that challenge our sense of scale. Clarity that transports you. A level of detail you have to see to believe. All in the shortest, lightest and most versatile 14-24mm f/2.8 constant aperture zoom available. Optimized for landscapes, cityscapes, night skies, architecture, interiors and environmental portraits—this is the lens for taking it all in.
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  8. Nikon - NIKKOR Z 24-120mm f/4 S Standard Zoom Lens for Z Series Mirrorless Cameras - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Nikon Z Series lens perfection!...This Nikon 24-120mm lens is nothing short of outstanding! ...Perfect walkaround lens for any occasion...I have received my Z 24-120mm f/4 S lens on 12/22/21. After a long wait I was so excited to use it on my Nikon Z6ii. "

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    Go from 24mm wide angle views to 120mm telephoto close-ups and everything in between with spectacular image quality. The NIKKOR Z 24-120 f/4 S brings a versatile all-purpose zoom range together with premium S-Line optics, a constant f/4 aperture, close focusing, robust weather-sealing and superior resolution—all in a compact, travel-friendly package.
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    "Nikon Z Series lens perfection!...This Nikon 24-120mm lens is nothing short of outstanding! ...Perfect walkaround lens for any occasion...I have received my Z 24-120mm f/4 S lens on 12/22/21. After a long wait I was so excited to use it on my Nikon Z6ii. "

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    Go from 24mm wide angle views to 120mm telephoto close-ups and everything in between with spectacular image quality. The NIKKOR Z 24-120 f/4 S brings a versatile all-purpose zoom range together with premium S-Line optics, a constant f/4 aperture, close focusing, robust weather-sealing and superior resolution—all in a compact, travel-friendly package.
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  9. NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR Telephoto Zoom Lens for Nikon Z Series Mirrorless Cameras - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "Nikon 50-250mm lens...Amazing lens and easy to attach to my camera with farther range and great quality photos....Great lens!...This lens is absolutely great for my new Nikon z50 camera."

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    Expand your photographic options with this NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR camera lens. The telephoto capability lets you get closer to the action and capture sports, concerts and wildlife shots and takes closeup portraits without distortions against a soft background. This NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR camera lens integrates Vibration Reduction image stabilization system to deliver non-shaky videos and sharp, clear photos.
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    "Nikon 50-250mm lens...Amazing lens and easy to attach to my camera with farther range and great quality photos....Great lens!...This lens is absolutely great for my new Nikon z50 camera."

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    Expand your photographic options with this NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR camera lens. The telephoto capability lets you get closer to the action and capture sports, concerts and wildlife shots and takes closeup portraits without distortions against a soft background. This NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR camera lens integrates Vibration Reduction image stabilization system to deliver non-shaky videos and sharp, clear photos.
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  10. Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S Optical Zoom Lens for Nikon Z - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Amazing Portrait & landscape...Amazing lens for landscapes and portraits. It's fast and sharp at every focal length. ...Great versatile lens!...We use this lens for live music, portrait sessions, and events. "

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    Capture high-quality photographs whether shooting at close, medium or long range with this Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm lens. The dust-resistant and drip-resistant design helps keep this lens in good condition, and the auto-focusing feature is quick and quiet. This Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm lens features a Z system that produces images with enhanced sharpness and illumination.
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    "Amazing Portrait & landscape...Amazing lens for landscapes and portraits. It's fast and sharp at every focal length. ...Great versatile lens!...We use this lens for live music, portrait sessions, and events. "

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    Capture high-quality photographs whether shooting at close, medium or long range with this Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm lens. The dust-resistant and drip-resistant design helps keep this lens in good condition, and the auto-focusing feature is quick and quiet. This Nikon NIKKOR Z 24-70mm lens features a Z system that produces images with enhanced sharpness and illumination.
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