How many would choose stellar 50mm f/2 IS over a mediocre 50mm f/1.4/1.2?

Started Jan 20, 2013 | Discussions thread
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akustykmagmanetpl Contributing Member • Posts: 704
Re: yup, HCB got quite a few boring shots with his 50mm

JohnMatrix wrote:

except, I wasn't talking about Bresson but about my own opinion of 50mm and its application to my type of photography.

the original question was "Would you buy that for $1350, over the current Canon 50mm 1.2 L for $1400? You can only chose one." I see no Cartier-Bresson in this.

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