For museum shooting

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For museum shooting
Mar 8, 2010

Hi. I have my trusty 50 f1.8 - really old but works fine, if noisy. I've always used it for shooting in museums because of the 1.8. But there have always been lots of shots I can't get because it's not wide enough.

Here's my question: Would 35mm be wide enough or do I need to go down to a 20mm? I know, it depends on what I want to shoot, but realistically, I can't know because I couldn't, if you see my dilemma.

I've read that the 20 isn't the greatest open real wide, but everybody seems to be pretty pleased with the new 35mm.
What do you all think? Specifically with museum shooting in mind?
Thanks for your thoughts.
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