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Best Lenses to Use for Family and Kids Photography

Photographing kids is a rewarding but challenging task. These little beings constantly move, making it hard to keep them within the appropriate range. However, choosing the right Tamron lens can help make this task much easier. When shooting a family portrait that includes toddlers, it is advisable to stick to short focal length lenses between 35 and 70mm. Below is a selection of the best Tamron lenses for taking family portraits.

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Tamron 35mm F1.4
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F045 (Tamron SP 35mm F/1.4 Di VC USD) Lens

As with all its other lenses, Tamron designed the F045 lens intending to deliver a perfect experience to photography enthusiasts. The F045 delivers exceptional image quality with outstanding resolution. The lens, designed for Canon and Nikon DSLR cameras and mirrorless with the manufacturer adapter, is fitted with BBAR-G2 (Broad-Band Anti-Reflection Generation 2) coating that helps restrain flare and ghosting.

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Tamron 35mm F/1.4
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With modern features like the dynamic rolling-cam system, it is no surprise that this lens marked the 40th anniversary of the super performance lens series. This rolling mechanism enables the F/1.4 focusing unit of the lens to reposition swiftly and with super accuracy. This means that along with providing top-in-class sharpness, the Tamron SP 35mm F/1.4 Di VC USD will deliver the best AF performance in any shooting location, making it great for shooting family portraits.

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Tamron 35mm F/1.4
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B070 (Tamron 17-70mm F/2.8 Di III RXD) Lens

Professional photographers know that shooting in the 35mm-70mm focal length range captures a great portrait perspective with an unmatched level of resolution. With the Tamron B070 lens, you can create sharp, crisp, high-resolution images in this recommended focal length range from F/2.8 full-open aperture in any light situation regardless of the shooting distance.

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Tamron 17-70mm
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With the Tamron 17-70mm Di III, you are not limited to shooting within a certain distance and are free to experiment with any style dimensions, so you can really let your creativity run wild when shooting family photos. Additionally, kids can easily express themselves through photos with the Tamron 17-70mm, designed for your crop-sensor mirrorless camera, without you having to worry about changing lenses for different distances and lighting.

Enhance Your Family Photography Today by Purchasing Superior Tamron Lenses

Getting ready for your next family photo session? Tamron is an industry leader in camera lens production and has remained committed to manufacturing lenses that help both amateur and professional photographers take outstanding photos. You can find an authorized Tamron dealer near you to purchase yours today.




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