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Best Lenses For Wedding Photos 2019 - Group Photos

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For Group Photos 

Even if you're aiming for a documentary style photo shoot, there will usually still be the obligatory family group images to take. For these you will likely require a wide lens with some ability to zoom in order to get the framing perfect. 


Nikon users: AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4 G ED VR

AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR

This lens is an ultra wide zoom with a constant aperture of f/4. It's capable of producing images of very good resolution and Nano Crystal coatings keep flare to a minimum, ideal for when you can't avoid shooting in the sun. 

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Canon users: EF 17-40mm f/4L USM

EF 17-40mm f/4.0L USM

This is a lightweight ultra wide-angle zoom lens that features an ultrasonic focusing motor and weather sealing against the elements. It offers superb optical performance in the centre throughout the range and is well built. 

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Third Party alternatives: Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD

SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD

The Tamron SP 15-30mm has a fast constant aperture of f/2.8 and sports rugged build quality as well as dust and weather sealed construction. It also has Vibration Compensation, helping to tame camera shake at low shutter speeds. An ultrasonic focusing monitor will help to tame camera shake at low shutter speeds.

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Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM A

Sigma 18 35 F18 Dc A Lens (2)

This standard zoom lens for APS-C format cameras has a fast max aperture of f/1.8 and a very solid build quality. It has a quick and accurate silent HSM focusing motor. Focus can be adjusted manually and the lens offers excellent sharpness.

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