Help please: 75/1.8 instead of 35-100?

Started Jan 27, 2013 | Discussions thread
rrr_hhh Veteran Member • Posts: 6,022
Re: Help please: 75/1.8 instead of 35-100?

ryan2007 wrote:

The difference in light or stops from 1.8 to 2.8 is one stop. Specifically from 2.0 to 2.8 is one full stop.

All you have to do is up the ISO one step or shoot at a slower shutter speed by one step. The 35-100 2.8 is like having several 2.8 prime lenses in one.

If you get the 75 1.8 that is it, that is all that lens will ever be.

Yes, but it will be soooo sharp !  And that is the main reason to get primes rather than zooms. That plus getting a faster lens, or getting a lighter and more compact lens.

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