75mm or 35-100mm

Started Dec 3, 2012 | Discussions thread
Pro Jules
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Re: 75mm or 35-100mm
In reply to Davey1, Dec 4, 2012

Here is my 2p as a family man with kids 6,5 & 3

I want that fixed 2.8 35-100mm for sports days and school plays - I feel I need the brightness and ability for fast shutter. (parent box ticked)

As for shallow depth of field Bokeh effect  - I have the 25mm 1.4 (parent box ticked)

As for wide angle - I personally favour everything in sharp focus so feel the a fixed 2.8 zoom 12-35 (?) wont suit me. So I want to collect primes.

Comment: As a parent, I dont want to look back at a gallery of my kids photos where they are always situated in a blurry background! Every shot a 'portrait'... I would like to sometimes get a record exactly where they were, capture the WHOLE scene. Toddlers and kids dont live in an exclusive, distanced world - we as parents are allowed in! You can always use your feet as a zoom.

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