Buying new lenses

Started Dec 15, 2010 | Discussions thread
Ulfric M Douglas
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Re: Buying new lenses
In reply to calvinkid, Dec 18, 2010

calvinkid wrote:

... I think I'll wait a couple of months and get a used 50mm lens. I sort of want that shallower depth of field which f3.5 won't offer.

As to the main purpose, I wanted to do some macro work and also wanted a standard range prime.

Buy an old SLR £10 50mmF1.8-ish (OlympusOM, KonicaHexanon, Pentax/Cosinon maybe) and a £10 adapter while you wait. That's what I did and I was extremely pleased with the results.

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