Top 9 Best E Mount Lens For Portraits in 2023

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Are you in the market for a new e mount lens to take your portrait photography to the next level? Look no further. We’ve compiled a list of the best e mount lenses for portraits, so whether you’re shooting professionally or just looking to up your Instagram game, we’ve got you covered. From stunning bokeh to razor-sharp focus, these lenses will make sure every shot is picture-perfect. Get ready to capture those unforgettable moments with ease and style!

Top 9 Best E Mount Lens For Portraits in 2023

Bestseller No. 1
Sony - E 50mm F1.8 OSS Portrait Lens (SEL50F18/B), Black
  • Built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization and 7-blade circular aperture for beautiful defocus effects
  • Minimum Focus Distance : 1.28 ft (0.39 m), Maximum Magnification ratio : 0.16x, Focal-Length : 50 mm and filter diameter (mm) is 49 mm
  • Large F1.8 maximum aperture enables beautiful defocusing effects. Angle of View (APS-C) : 32°
  • "Compact, lightweight mid-range telephoto prime with elegant aluminum alloy exterior.Diaphragm Blades 7, Rounded"
  • In-the-box: Hood (ALC-SH116), Lens front cap, Lens rear cap
Bestseller No. 2
Auto-Focus Prime Lens VILTROX 85mm F1.8 Mark II STM Full Frame Portrait Lens for Sony E-Mount Camera A7III A7RIII A7SII A7II A9 A7 A6500 A6400 A6300
  • AF 85/1.8 II FE auto-focus standard prime lens is a large aperture lens designed for Sony E-Mount Cameras A7III A7RIII A7SII A7RII A7II A9 A7 A7R A6400 A6500 A6300 A6000 A5100 A5000 NEX-7
  • 85mm focal length and F1.8 to F16 aperture range, perfect for portrait photography; get wonderful background defocusing effect and help the subject stand out easily
  • Full fame, AF (auto focus) and electronic aperture; supports EXIF information transmission, electronic automatic iris adjustment; records image’s information and shooting data
  • Equiped with noiseless STM focus motor, metal electronic contact, 10 elements in 7 groups, including 1 ED lens and 4 short wave length and high transparent lens
  • High Quality: sturdy lens made of high quality materials, precise metal structure, HD Nano multilayer coating, micro USB port for firmware upgrade
Bestseller No. 3
Meike 85mm F1.8 Full Frame AF STM(A Stepping Motor) Lens Large Aperture Auto Focus Medium Telephoto Fixed Prime Portrait Lens for Sony E Mount Mirrorless Cameras A9 A7III A7II A7 A7R3 A7R4
  • Compatible with Sony E mount full frame mirrorless cameras, such as Sony a9, a7iii, a7ii, a7 series cameras. Also works with APS-C frame cameras like sony a6500, a6400, a6300, a6000
  • The classic 85mm portrait lens with a wide aperture of f/1.8, the lens can capture beautiful photos with smooth background blur effect, even in dark environment
  • 85mm lens is a AF STM(A stepping motor) auto focus lens, helps to reduce camera shake and helps capture images with less noise
  • The lens constructure is 6 groups, 9 elements, makes the lens capable of delivering sharp images
  • Meike lens features a micro-USB port, allows you to upgrade the firmware online, you can download from Meike official website
Bestseller No. 4
Meike 25mm F1.8 APS-C Large Aperture Wide Angle Lens Manual Focus Lens Compatible with Sony E Mount Mirrorless Cameras NEX 3 3N 5 NEX 5T NEX 5R NEX 6 7 A6400 A5000 A5100 A6000 A6100 A6300 A6500 A6600
  • Lens Not Attached : MANUAL LENS need you to enable "M mode " or "Release without lens" in the setting of camera
  • Fixed focal length 25mm,Wide angle lens. Maximum aperture of 1.8-16 delivers smooth bokeh,fit Close-up/portrait photo photography.
  • Lens construction is 7 elements in 5 groups, multi-layer coatings.
  • Minimum focusing distance of 0.25m, APS-C Visual angle:diagonal 61° horizontal 50° vertical 35°
  • For Sony Emount cameras with APS-C. Metal body, lightweight and portable.
Bestseller No. 5
Viltrox 56mm F1.4 STM Auto Focus APS-C Prime Lens Portrait AF Lens for Sony E Mount Camera A5100 A6000 A6100 A6300 A6400 A6500 A6600 NEX-6 A7S A7C A7 A7RⅢ A7SⅢ A7Ⅲ A7RⅡ A7Ⅱ A7S A7RⅣ A9
  • 【For Sony E mount Camera】VILTROX 56mm F1.4 STM Auto Focus APS-C Prime portrait lens for Sony E Mount Camera A5100 A6000 A6100 A6300 A6400 A6500 A6600 NEX-6 A7S A7C A7 A7RⅢ A7SⅢ A7Ⅲ A7RⅡ A7Ⅱ A7S A7RⅣ A9
  • 【56/F1.4 STM AF LENS】STM Motors enables quick, quiet, and precise autofocus and eye focus performance, minimizing vibration and noise for movies as well as stills. The 56mm focal length and electronic aperture capabilities of advanced E-mount bodies to capture emotional portraits at excellent depth of filed
  • 【F1.4 large aperture & close-up ability 】the Large aperture of F1.4 can afford low-light enviornment, delievering a high corner-to-corner resolution. The minimum focus distance of 0.6m and maximum magnification of 0.1x, while a 9-blade circular aperture make it possible to shoot impressive close-ups with beautiful bokeh highlights
  • 【10 Elements in 9 Group】1 of ED element and 1 of HRI element for suppressing chromatic aberration. Nano Coating is applied plus a sealed design provides extra protection and ensures reliable operation in challenging environments. Easy manual/auto focus switching, an aperture ring is also provided for direct, intuitive aperture control
  • Full metal body and hard brass mount structures, weighs 280g (9.8 oz), lightweight and compact for excellent mobility and handling. USB port to reach a compatibility for the newest cameras model and built-in metal electronic contacts, supports EXIF information transmission
Bestseller No. 6
Meike 50mm F1.7 Full Frame Large Aperture Manual Focus Lens Compatible with Sony FE E Mount Mirrorless Cameras A7RIII A7III A7RIV A7IV A7 A9 A7C NEX 3 A9II A7II A6400 A6100 A6300 A6500 A6600 A7SIII
  • Lens Not Attached : MANUAL LENS need you to enable "M mode " or "Release without lens" in the setting of camera
  • Fixed focal length 50mm, Maximum aperture of 1.7 delivers smooth bokeh,fit Close-up/portrait photo photography
  • Lens construction is 6 elements in 5 groups, multi-layer coatings
  • Minimum focusing distance of 0.5m, Full-frame Visual angle:diagonal 46.5° horizontal 39.2° vertical 23.6°
  • Metal body, lightweight and portable, also work with Sony APS-C format cameras.
Bestseller No. 7
Meike 85mm F1.8 Auto Focus Medium Telephoto STM Stepping Motor Full Frame Portrait Lens Compatible with Sony E Mount Mirrorless Cameras
  • Standard 85mm full frame lens for portrait, subject, architecture and landscape photography
  • Wide aperture of f1.8 with 9 diaphragm blades, designed to produce super smooth round blur effect (bokeh)
  • Support AF, electronic aperture adjustment and EXIF information transmission
  • Equipped with STM stepping motor, the lens will bring you experience of silent and smooth focusing; Features micro USB firmware upgrade interface, enables you to upgrade the lens online
  • Compatible with Sony E Mount Cameras A7 A7R A74 A7R4 A7III A7RII A7RIII A7SIII A9; Also compatible with Sony APS-C frame cameras A6300 A6400 A6500 A6600, the equivalent focal length is 127.5mm, but not compatible with Sony NEX Series APS-C Cameras
Bestseller No. 8
AstrHori 85mm F2.8 Macro & Tilt & Medium Telephoto 3-in-1 Manual Full Frame Insect Jewel Portrait Lens for Sony E Mount Series Mirrorless Cameras A7,A7R,A7S,A9,A6000,A6300,A6500,A6600.etc(Black)
  • Full Frame Macro Lenses:The closest focusing distance is 0.25m, and the closest working distance is 0.11m. It makes it easy to capture more invisible details when taking macro shots. The magnification ratio is 1:1, which is very suitable for shooting insects, jewelry, diamond rings, earrings, figures, flowers, etc.
  • APS-C Tilt Lens:The effect of the microscopic world of Lilliput can be photographed by tilting the lens, and multi-directional tilt can be achieved with the 360° rotation axis. In APS-C mode, the telephoto tilt angle can be up to ±8°.When shooting macro, you can change the focal plane through the tilt without changing the composition,so that the object on the inclined plane can be clearly.It easily solve problems, reduce workload, and improve efficiency,especially for small objects shooting.
  • Perfect Medium Telephoto Portrait Lens:Its focusing distance is 0.28m to infinity.And it not only has high optical quality and good depth of field control, but also has strong blurring ability with F2.8 large aperture, which can better highlight the subject. Anyway,it is a wonderful partner for classic portrait shooting.
  • Superior Optical Structure:The lens structure is 11 elements in 8 groups, including two ED elements to suppress dispersion;with 12 aperture blades and good build quality, providing clear and sharp images at macro and infinity distances.
  • Manual Prime Focus Lens:This is an ideal lens for professional photographers with some tilt-shift experience, which can help you solve photography problems and explore photography possibilities.It is compatible with Sony E mount mirrorless camera A5000,A5100,A6000,A6100.A6300.A6400,A6500.A6600,NEX-3,NEX-3N,NEX-3R,NEX-5T,NEX-5R,NEX-5,NEX-5N,NEX-7,NEX5C,A7,A7II(A7M2),A7III(A7M3),A7R,A7RII(A7RM2),A7RIII(A7RM3),A7RIV(A7RM4),A7S,A7-SII(A7SM2),A7-SIII(A7SM3),A9.
Bestseller No. 9
E-Mount Standard Prime Lens AF 50mm F1.8 Full Frame Portrait Lens for Sony E Mount Camera A7 A7III A7C A7R A7RIII A7S A7SIII A9 A6300 a6400 A6500 A6600
  • Auto-focus prime lens AF 50/1.8 FE is a full frame large aperture lens designed for Sony E-mount Cameras, like A7 A7II A7III A7C A7R A7RIII A7RIV A7S A7SIII A9 FX3(support full frame); A5100 A6000 A6100 A6300 A6400 A6500 A6600 ZV-E10(support APS-C frame).
  • 50mm human eye view focal length and F1.8 to F16 aperture range, especially suitable for portrait shooting; closest focusing distance is 0.55m and max magnification is 0.1x; it can be easily used for shooting in different environments.
  • Support full fame, dual focusing mode(MF, AF), IS stabilization, EXIF information transmission, Type-C USB port for firmware upgrade, Sony eye auto-focus function and electronic automatic iris adjustment; shooting in low-light environments with higher shutter speed and lower ISO.
  • Equipped with 2 aspheric lens, 1 ED low dispersion lens and 2 high refractive index lens; STM+Lead Screw stepper motor, digital precise drive and linear motion, achieving quiet and accurate auto-focusing when shooting stationary subjects and movies.
  • High Quality: it is mainly made of high quality metal alloy with HD Nano multi-layer coating treatment, effectively reducing ghosting and flare; lightweight, precise and robust metal structure providing pleasant experience of photo shooting.


With so many e-mount lenses to choose from, it can be daunting to decide which one is right for you. We hope that our list of the best e-mount lens for portraits has helped narrow down your choices and pointed you in the direction of finding an ideal lens for shooting beautiful portrait photos. Whether you are looking for a versatile prime or a powerful zoom, these lenses will allow you to take breathtaking shots with ease. So pick up your favorite from this selection and start capturing memorable moments!

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