Prime lens choice for 5D Mark III

Started Dec 29, 2012 | Discussions thread
Mark K
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Re: Prime lens choice for 5D Mark III
In reply to IndianaSteve, Jan 2, 2013

IndianaSteve wrote:

I take photos of many things including portraits, landscape and events. I currently have a 35mm prime lens and am looking at both a 50m and 85mm (Canon L lenses). The problem is that I don't think I can afford all three.

Question... If you could only have one or two, which one of these three would you own, keeping in mind that I already have the 35mm and would take a small loss if I sold it.

Does it make sense to have the 35 and 85 and not the 50??

What do you think?

85, no doubt

I double checked my usage of all lenses and I found I prefer 35 plus a 85 than simply using 50.

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