A single prime as walkaround?

Started Oct 13, 2010 | Discussions thread
cheddargav Veteran Member • Posts: 4,493
It's the only way I walkabout...

I recently spent the day shooting in Koln with just a 50mm (on FF) and in the past have used the Sigma 30mm on APS-C plus any number of Pentax primes around London. Some of my best London shots have been taken with just a 70mm.

It's hard to put a finger on it, but I always feel as tho zooms stifle my creativity

BobT wrote:

Does anyone in this forum utilize a single prime lens as their main walkaround lens?

If so, which prime? What sort of subject matter do you shoot? I've been trying this out with my 50 1.8 and Sigma 50 2.8 Macro. Got to admit, I sure like the light weight. And....have been somewhat surprised at the few subjects that I've missed. With effort, most walkaround subjects can be captured. Is this an unusal way to shoot.? Thanks

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