35mm 1.4 vs 50 mm 1.4 on Full Frame

Started Feb 12, 2013 | Discussions thread
Andrew53
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Re: 35mm 1.4 vs 50 mm 1.4 on Full Frame
In reply to moimoi, Feb 16, 2013

Shooting 35mm is easier and often more enjoyable, but the 50mm shots usually look better. I like to use a 50mm for walking around. You usually have the option of getting closer or further away and the perspective and bokeh look better.

A 35mm is great when you are out with a group of people. It is hard to take pictures of more than one or two people from at a restaurant with a 50mm and 35mm is still pretty close to a normal perspective.

Of my keepers with my Leica M9 about 50% are with a 50mm, about 30% with a 35mm and the rest are 24mm and 90mm.

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