We get a lot of questions asking us, “What is the best lens for cosplay photography?” There is no right answer for this. It’s really all up to you and your preference, but we decided to talk about zoom lenses (prime lens video to come soon) and talk about their pros and cons in terms of using them at conventions. (Links to lenses we use and lenses we suggest are below the video!)

Our main go to lens: Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8G 

The Canon equivalent for crop cameras : Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8

The Nikon equivalent for crop cameras : Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8G

The best 3rd party mid range zoom : Tamron SP 24-70mm

Our Wide angle zoom: Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8G

Our wide angle zoom recommendation for crop cameras: Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8

Alternate wide angle zoom: Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6

Our Telephoto zoom: Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8G

Our recommendation (and best bang for the buck) telephoto zoom: Tamron AF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6

The Nikon 70-300 : Nikon 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G

The Canon 70-300: Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6

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