For portraits, stick with the hilariously effective 50mm lens, Nikon or Canon.
I find that 35 is good for cars but 50 works best on people. Never got the hang of 85 lenses but to each their own in that regard.
2012 Ford Focus Titanium Blue Candy Hatch 2009 Suzuki Swift+ - Traded in 2006 Lincoln Zephyr - Traded in
If you live in Edmonton, AB I would be more then happy to do a shoot with you!