XF 18 mm f 2

Started Nov 18, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: XF 18 mm f 2
In reply to heinerpattaya, Nov 18, 2013

heinerpattaya wrote:

Hi guys,

2 weeks ago I bought the XE 1 with the kit lens 18-55 - I love this camera and shoot jpegs only.IQ is head to head with my DSLR but more easy to carry around.

In the beginning I thought the slow AF is not issue but this weekend I had moving subjects indoors and I missedt some good shots - have to get used more to the camera and how it reacts.

Looking through this forum I notice that nearly nobody uses the 18 mm lens. My camera shop has a 2nd hand one for 265 $, pretty good pricing!

The reason to buy would be

a. small and pocketable

b. a bit faster.

c. fixed lenses help you to improve your photography

Any help and advice wouldl be appreciated.



I guess the 23 would be too large and expensive? That lens seems to focus very fast, and is optically awesome, plus I would think would be a better focal length for your use?

That said, you mention in a reply that you have a dSLR? Why wouldn't you just use that for this kind of shot? That is where is should really shine.

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