Would you buy a 50mm equivilent x100

Started Apr 23, 2013 | Discussions thread
shigzeo Senior Member • Posts: 1,783
X100 at equiv: 50mm, yes

Indeed. My preferred focal length is somewhere in between 42-48, so 50 would be more or less right for me. I'd prefer a lens with a speed/dof equivalent of f/2. I don't care for 1,4 lenses, though on DX sensors I see their advantages. I find 35mm too wide for my normal shooting. I love the results, but I find 35mm effort to shoot.

On my FE/D800, the 50/2 Ai is always on the camera body (when I'm shooting for me, not for work). The only problem I see with Fuji lenses is that they are so modern. I prefer lenses with 6 blade apertures or even 5. 7 and 9 make odd bokeh when stopped down and tend to be far more corrected than I like. But the X100 series is a great camaera.

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Leica SL (Typ 601) Fujifilm GFX 50S Leica M10 Leica APO-Summicron-M 90mm f/2 ASPH +6 more
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