That 56/1.2 is tempting...

Started Feb 20, 2014 | Discussions thread
57LowRider
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Re: That 56/1.2 is tempting...
In reply to marco1974, Feb 20, 2014

I've read that the big thing with very fast lenses is that you can stop them down to f1.8 or f2 and have sharpness corner to corner. I do use my 23 a lot between f2 - f2.8 and it is superb; I only use f1.4 for those seldom small-DoF shots.

Here's the 23 at f2.8 (and I can imagine taking a shot of one of the girls at f2 with the 56) giving me enough DoF just about. It's all about having the flexibility and leeway -

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