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Explore Portrait Lenses

Perfect Portraiture

As a portrait photographer you'll encounter a multitude of requirements, from natural group shots of families to professional headshots. Good portrait photography captures the feeling and emotion of your subject, they look relaxed and effortless, regardless of their purpose. Having the right lens is key to making this happen. Whether it’s a zoom lens for to capture your subject unaware or a fixed lens for creative portraiture.

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Don't Compromise

All great photography is a combination of skill matched with speed and precision; where accuracy counts in capturing that perfect shot.

Compatibility: EOS cameras and EF lenses work together for the very best results. EF lens mounts connect the lenses electronically enabling highly accurate real time data transfer. Only genuine Canon lenses on Canon cameras gives you optimum performance in both speed of autofocus and image quality.

Reliability: Canon lenses are built with outstanding optics that keep colours accurate and contrast high for best in colour reproduction and highly detailed images. The specially developed coating on Canon lenses resists smudging and reduces lens flair when shooting in bright sunlight.

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM is the professional’s standard zoom lens that offers outstanding image quality and the flexibility to change the composition of your shot at a moment’s notice. Its constant f/2.8 aperture throughout the zoom range makes the lens a great low light performer that’s able to make the most of any available ambient light. The fixed aperture also gives you optimum control over depth-of-field. The 9-bladed diaphragm produces a circular aperture, which helps to achieve beautifully blurred backgrounds with attractive bokeh. This means your subject can stand out against the background, with no distractions.

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This L-series lens has a reputation among professional photographers as being the go-to zoom lens, thanks to its sharp optics. The perfect companion to any full-frame EOS camera. Not just great for Portrait but for Travel, Landscape and photojournalism too.

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“A picture may be worth a thousand words but the results from this lens can be summed up in just five words... atmospheric, ephemeral, ethereal, beautiful and emotive”.

Clive Booth, Canon Ambassador, on the Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Lens

Alongside Zoom lenses we have a range of high quality fixed focal lenses to match different styles of photography with the added benefit of a wider aperture.

The EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM is a professional short-telephoto lens, precision-made for low-light shooting and those situations where extremely shallow depth of field is required. It delivers a softer, more uniform feel. Sharp foreground objects stand out against a smooth blurred background. Perfect for creative portraiture.


Favoured by many, this classic wide zoom offers stunning sharpness through its 16-35mm zoom that incorporates a range of wide-angle focal lengths. A premium quality ultra-wide angle zoom lens, with a constant f/2.8 maximum aperture, for the highest image quality possible even in low light conditions.

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