EF 50mm f/1.4 USM vs EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Started Feb 27, 2012 | Discussions thread
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baneling Senior Member • Posts: 1,716
EF 50mm f/1.4 USM vs EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Hi all, I notice the EF 50mm f/1.4 USM is considerably more money than the EF 50mm f/1.8 II. does the extra 0.4 in the f stop make that much of a difference?
or is the USM that's making it cost so much more?

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