Best prime lens- 50mm, 40mm or 35mm?

Started Apr 25, 2012 | Discussions thread
sshoihet
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Re: Best prime lens- 50mm, 40mm or 35mm?
In reply to gordonisbell, Apr 26, 2012

I haven't used the 40mm, i have the 35mm and 50mm and the 50mm has become one of my favourites for shooting landscapes at ~f4. The sharpness is excellent and i like the bit of "compression" that you get vs the 35mm. I find the way it renders the background with a slight bit of blur appears "normal" to me instead of scenes with a very deep dof.

gordonisbell wrote:

Having a difficult time choosing- don't expect to do much portrait but really enjoy intended blurry backgrounds for lanscapes, ocean beach etc. Thanks in advance!

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