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

Started Feb 11, 2014 | Questions thread
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Re: 14mm or 23mm... (and I hardly ever do this)

I have 14, 35, 55-200, 18-55. I would get the 23.

Why?

14mm is a great lens if you have a specific need for that wide. The 23mm would be perfect for panorama feature which will always be wider than 14mm anyway.

On a recent holiday I used 18-55 and when doing panoramas I used it at 23mm before I would put on the 14mm. A better more impressive image resulted. Sometimes though if I wanted ultra wide indoors - like a fabulous ornate ceiling - I used the 14mm in panorama mode to get everything in. But 95% I used the 18-55.

23mm is a useful focal length. 14mm pushed everything back too much.

Greg.

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