40/2.8 or 50/2.5 macro?

Started Dec 10, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: 40/2.8 or 50/2.5 macro?
In reply to Pixelhater, Dec 10, 2012

Seem to be two different sorts of lenses. The 40 is reliable and sharp and very light and compact. Nice fun lens.

the 50 is a macro, albeit just 1:2

You would expect the 50 to be sharper for macro use at least, but I have never used one.

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Canon EOS 550D Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Tamron SP AF 17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di II LD Aspherical (IF) Tamron AF 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di II LD Aspherical (IF) Macro +3 more
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