Why do wide angle lenses have f1.4?

Started Sep 25, 2013 | Discussions thread
BobSC Veteran Member • Posts: 3,664
Re: Why do wide angle lenses have f1.4?

PaulD1980 wrote:

Hi all,

I'm looking to buy a wide angle lens soon to take some landscape photography.

Is there any point in purchasing a lens that has a fast aperture of something like f1.4?.

If you have a crop sensor camera you might want to consider the Sigma 10-20. I have really enjoyed it for landscapes.

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