Convince me I don't need the 50mm 1.4

Started Oct 14, 2005 | Discussions thread
TimT Senior Member • Posts: 2,639
Re: Convince me I don't need the 50mm 1.4

If you already have the 1.8, I'd go for the 85 1.8 instead of another 50mm. I don't think that you'll gain enough in performance going from the 1.8 to the 1.4 to justify the expense. The 85mm will give you more natural looking head/shoulder portraits(less distortion) and I don't see the point of duplicating the 50mm focal length.

Tim

Evil4blue wrote:

I can get one at a really good price, but I already own the 50mm 1.8.

I can also get the 85mm 1.8 for $275, but I really want to save up
for the 1.4.

What should I do??

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