New to 35L, need advice

Started Aug 2, 2011 | Discussions thread
Haorengz
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Re: New to 35L, need advice
In reply to Tario, Aug 3, 2011

Agree! But unfortunately Canon 50/1.2L has some issue as I knew from other review. Anyway, 35mm/L is a great lens and choice.

Tario wrote:

You definitely should not expect to get the same perspective from these two lenses. I have them both and my 50mm 1.4 is not replaceable for portraits. The 35L is a great lens if you stay above the waist for portraits without distorting the person too much- or else you will be having some distorted looking faces if you get too close..

Those could be nice but when you're shooting formal portraits..this is the wrong lens..in my opinion anyway..Others may like it..and I have used it for some fun stuff and of course as a wide to medium focal length..but lets just say I won't be photographing my bride and groom portraits with the 35L.

I would say for your portraits..you really have to experiment..I would probably shoot with aiming from a higher angle
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