Whether you are a mom with a nice camera, or a small business owner
looking to make some cash on the side, next to your camera, lenses are the
very most important investment.
Photographer Nicole Gerulat shares her three favorite lenses.
THE BEST TRAVEL LENS
The 24-105mm f4 lens ($1149) is a fantastic versatile lens for traveling and
documentary photography like weddings. It’s your go-to one lens for
capturing dynamic wide angle shots and still get great portraits.
THE BEST KID LENS
The 24-70mm f2.8 lens ($1599) is one of my favorite kid lenses because the
zoom makes it easy to follow active children. The lower aperture also helps in
low lighting, for all those daytime indoor shots!
THE BEST PORTRAIT LENS
My 85mm f1.2 ($2049) is my all-time favorite lens because it’s so sharp and
crisp and the background compression (background blur) makes it perfect
for portraits. It’s incredibly pricey so consider the f1.8 or f1.4 as a great
Nicole Hill Gerulat graduated from Brooks Institute of Photography in
Commercial/Advertising Photography and has been working for over 10
years. Her clients include Real Simple, HGTV, Kiwi Magazine, Parents
Magazine and more. Examples of her work can be found on her site as well
as her blog, A Little Sussy.
Nicole started teaching photography classes in
September 2007 and teaches from her own curriculum