canon 35mm Prime or 50mm prime

Started Aug 20, 2009 | Discussions thread
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Narcosynthesis Senior Member • Posts: 1,809
Re: canon 35mm Prime or 50mm prime

I would go for the 35/2 as a general walkabout lens.

while the 50/1.8 is cheaper, the focal length is slightly more specific and less useful as a general lens, and for the extra pennies, the build quality of the 35/2 is markedly better.
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