Canon 60 f/2.8 vs. 50 f/1.8

Started May 4, 2012 | Discussions thread
VisualNectarPhotography
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Re: Canon 60 f/2.8 vs. 50 f/1.8
In reply to Gordon Leitch, May 4, 2012

I'd get both just because the 50mm will let in about 2x more light. And the optics are actually pretty good.

While the 50mm’s (II) AF system is loud and crude I still get over 60% keepers and I’d attribute about 20% to my own error. So IMO 20% miss rate from the lens alone is not bad considering its price… Now if my 800 dollar 10-22 posted those numbers I’d be a little more upset.

This really depends on how much you shoot in low light.
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