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

Started 10 months ago | Questions thread
daddyman
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Re: 14mm or 23mm... (and I hardly ever do this)
In reply to Jim Radcliffe, 10 months ago

As mentioned above, these are both wonderful lenses with few peers in their respective focal lengths. I think it comes down to 2 requirements:

1) Focal length - In particular, as a landscaper I couldn't live without the 14. However, if you do little landscapes or architecture, the 23 is a great general purpose focal length.

2) Max Aperture - If you require a very fast aperture for low light work or "high bokeh" shots, the 23 is the obvious choice.

IMHO, the only rational decision is to purchase both, as I have, and I use both a great deal.

Mike

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