Fast focusing 50mm under $500 any brand for D800?

Started Aug 3, 2012 | Discussions thread
RBFresno
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Fast (i.e. f/1.4) 50mm lenses don't tend to focus super fast....
In reply to billorg, Aug 3, 2012

Because I have a 50mm Canon 1.4 that is dog-slow and I don't want to deal with more of that.

HI Bill!

I'm unaware of any 50 1.4 AF lens that focuses as fast as the best smaller max-aperture mid range zooms like the 24-70, 28-70, or as fast as the longer AF-S lenses like the 200VR, 300VR and 400VR.

(I don't own a 50mm lens, but, for my needs , if I did, it would likely be the Zeiss 50/2 Makro-planar MF).

Sorry not to be of more help.....

RB

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