Is it just me?

Started Feb 13, 2013 | Discussions thread
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arachnophilia Veteran Member • Posts: 3,352
Re: Is it just me?

If I were on DX (and I was) I would probably get the 35mm f/1.8 (and I did) instead of the 28mm f/1.8.

It's 1/3rd the cost, is much smaller and, if you're looking for a "normal" lens, more closely approximates the classic 50mm lens.

ETA: I always felt the 28mm lens was targeted more toward the FX crowd than toward the DX.

35mm approximates the 50mm, but only sort of. the 35mm on DX is equivalent to about 52mm on FX, slightly longer. the 50mm itself is slightly longer than the "normal" value of 42mm.

28mm, on the other hand, actually is normal on DX. the question is whether you want normal, or the slightly longer approximation of a slightly longer than normal lens.

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