20mm f1.7 for Night-time Street Photography

Started Feb 15, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Wesley Byrne
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Re: 20mm f1.7 for Night-time Street Photography
In reply to Conor OBrien, Feb 15, 2014

You will be able to take some good pictures with the 20mm f1.7, but I think you will have problems getting a high enough shutter speed to freeze fast moving subjects with a f1.7 lens. In well lit areas you might be okay, but I often find that I need an exposure of 1/30-1/60 for night shooting.

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