Nikon 28/1.8 or Sigma 35/1.4?

Started Mar 6, 2013 | Discussions thread
kamalpr
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Re: Nikon 28/1.8 or Sigma 35/1.4?
In reply to slimandy, Mar 7, 2013

slimandy wrote:

It's going to depend how you shoot. You could argue the 35 is a better lens than the 28, but it's not if you need 28!

Personally I had a 28mm f1.4, 50mm f1.8G and a Sigma 85mm f1.4.

you had the legendary nikon 28mm f/1.4 and sold it?

I found the 50 was often too long, particularly indoors, but 28mm showed the wide angle

About 3ft distance indoors is good enough for 50mm lens and that should be feasible indoors. 50mm is the pllanar focal length which should get you best possible details. The lens form factor also is smallest possible -making for a lightweight kit.

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-kamal

effect in some shots. I sold the 28 to buy the Nikon 35mm f1.4 and since then I've stopped using the 50. 35mm f1.4 and 85mm f1.4 is a very good two lens kit.

f.y.i. I use a D700 and I do have many other lenses.

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