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It's commonly said that the best focal length for portraits is 85mm to 135mm. That is often true, but what's the underlying rationale for it? What if the subject is a child? What if it's a group portrait? What if you wanted to include the environment in the background? The truth is there is actually no ideal focal length for portraits. Instead, there are three factors that you need to keep in mind. Hit the jump!