14mm or 23mm... (and I hardly ever do this)

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Re: 14mm or 23mm... (and I hardly ever do this)
In reply to Jim Radcliffe, 8 months ago

I purchased the 23mm F1.4 - I am like you - I like fast glass and the 23mm is one sharp lens.

The 14mm F2.8 to me is not really what I would call fast glass for a prime. Plus I tend to use wider lenses on a tripod where large apertures don't really matter.

I am saving my money for the 10-24 F4 zoom.

Jim Radcliffe wrote:

I would really like to take advantage of the current discounts on both of these lenses but not having had my hands on either one I find it difficult to choose.. I like fast glass.. both lenses seem to be very good in all respects... but I'm not sure I can justify buying both at this time.

These two cost about the same amount of money so that is not an issue.

I rarely ask for others to help me make a decision but in this case I am going to do so.

If you have the time, please list the reasons you would buy one or the other... thanks! I look forward to your input and your help in keeping me from buying both due to GAS.

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