New FX shooter, need help on 35mm 1.4f

Started Feb 8, 2013 | Questions thread
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Re: New FX shooter, need help on 35mm 1.4f

cleeNikon wrote:

inasir1971 wrote:


"You did not mention which camera you have but the differences in sharpness at wider apertures are particularly noticeable on higher resolution models."


Price wise, the 28mm f1.8 looks good but it does not feel good on the D4. Just a personal preference... Also, not sure if the 28mm would be too wide for street and lifestyle stuff. Thoughts?

Thanks for your reply!

My feelings also, I just couldn't get past the light and somewhat cheap feel of the 28mm f1.8, but I'm sure it's an excellent lens.  As soon as I put it on the camera it made my D800 feel unbalanced so I returned.  I also decided that the 35mm range will be better for street photography - at least for me.

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