Canon 60 f/2.8 vs. 50 f/1.8

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

VisualNectarPhotography wrote:

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

Thanks for the advice. I don't want to get off topic, are these the official "full" f-stops (1.4, 2, 2.8, 4, 5.6, 8....)? So, is there ~ 1 1/4 to 1 1/3 full stops between 1.8 and 2.8 (rather than 2x more light?)?

Appreciate all of the responses. Thanks.

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