Any reason to go FD S.S.C instead of FDn?

Started Feb 1, 2013 | Discussions thread
sean lancaster
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Re: Any reason to go FD S.S.C instead of FDn?
In reply to Michael Everett, Feb 4, 2013

Michael Everett wrote:

Let's not forget the Zeiss Planar f1.7 in C/Y mount. I believe it is as sharp as any lens. There is the Planar 1.4, which I have not tried, but most say is not as sharp as the 1.7. It's also a lot of more expensive than the 1.7, which is still somewhat reasonable.

There are some terrific fast 50s, no doubt. In fact, I'd not worry about sharpness as the end all for a 50 on a NEX since you aren't going to be shooting landscape. Instead, I'd look at the 50 that provides the best bokeh and microcontrast or the best color rendering or whatever a person prefers besides sharpness and go for that 50.

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