Fujifilm XF 27 f/2.8 Lenstip Review

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Chris Dodkin
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Re: That's just lens tester BS
In reply to Absolutic, 11 months ago

Absolutic wrote:

Absolutic wrote:

If I already have 35/1.4 what is the benefit of 27/2.8 besides the size advantage?

I know m43 has 20/1.7 and 25/1.4 discussion (one is significantly smaller and cheaper than the other while both are pretty bright wide open)

However can someone point any reason to buy a 2.8 $450 prime When my 35/1.4 cost me $400 used and an amazing lens that is sharp wide open, pretty light weight.

I am willing to listen. Other than smaller size any other advantages?

Because it gives a completely different field of view to the 35mm....

I know that's stating the obvious, but it's the main reason to buy a lens with a different focal length

If it's the price that's the main worry - just wait till you see one used at a price you like

May take a while though

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Oh u mean a difference between 40mm and 50mm effective length? I see.

quite noticeable...

Also the stealth factor - especially for street work - the 35mm is very visible and attracts more attention than the 27mm.

The 27mm makes the camera look like a snap and shoot - so doesn't get the attention.

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