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Canon 85mm 1.8 or Canon 100mm 2.8L macro

Started Jun 21, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Canon 85mm 1.8 or Canon 100mm 2.8L macro
Jun 21, 2012


I know these two, have different purpose, since the one is a dedicated macro, although, from what I have heard, the 100mm should be good for portraits as well.
I also know there is a price difference.

I'm considering one of them as my next lens.

I would use it for portrait and if I end up with the 100mm, I would start playing around with macro.

Anyone that can recommend one over the other.

Which lens is the most fun ?
Which is sharpest ?


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