Best prime for 60d? Already have 50mm 1.8.

Started Oct 17, 2012 | Discussions thread
Rakumi
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Re: Best prime for 60d? Already have 50mm 1.8.
In reply to tkbslc, Oct 18, 2012

tkbslc wrote:

Sigma 30mm f1.4 or 28mm f1.8 would be the best choices.  If $450-500 is too much, then Canon 35mm f2 or 28mm f2.8 as alternates.

40mm f2.8 is very sharp and 20% wider than the 50mm, but I would only suggest it in place of the 50, not as a complement.

If he is not getting the top 2 choices you suggested, I say he should not at all because he has a zoom giving him 2.8 in that range already.  Anything smaller than 1.8 is covering to close in aperture to what he already has.  Just my opinion.

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