Need Advice: Just switch from Nikon to Canon and need a new lens

Started May 16, 2012 | Discussions thread
Eric Sorensen
Eric Sorensen Veteran Member • Posts: 4,641
Fora prime less than $500 - EF 85mm F1.8

It's better built, sharper, and faster focusing than the 50mm F1.4. Don't bother with the cheap 50 F1.8 it's only sharp in the center on full-frame and is way too cheap.

Of course, the 85mm is longer than a 50mm, but I like tight crops of the subject.

Bossier City, Louisiana
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 Eric Sorensen's gear list:Eric Sorensen's gear list
Canon EOS 5D Canon EOS 5D Mark II Canon EF 35mm F1.4L USM Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM +4 more
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