What Is the Best Lens for Long Exposure Photography? Here Is One Answer (VIDEO)

Do you like long exposure photography? Have you ever wondered what's the best lens for capturing long exposure shots? Well, long expo pro Attilio Ruffo has an answer based on his vast experience capturing long exposure images.

"Which is the best lens for long exposure photography?" Ruffo asks in the below video. "This is the very single question that I receive most often and, in this video, I'm going to answer it."

According to Ruffo, who shoots with a Nikon D810, he captures at least 90% of his long exposure images with the Nikon AF-S FX NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED, which is the lens he likes best for this type of photography.

"If you've been watching this channel for a while you may know how much I love and enjoy taking long exposure photos," he adds. "Long exposure photography has been to create a sense of peace, a serene and simple mood. A surreal and ethereal state of mind that I just love."

Watch the video below where he explains why he likes the NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED for long exposure photography and shares some of his epic long exposure photos including his longest exposure ever, which was a 20-minute shot titled "Lady in Red."

And don't forget to check out and subscribe to his YouTube channel for more long exposure tutorials. You can buy the AF-S FX NIKKOR 20mm f/1.8G ED lens he talks in the video here.