That 56/1.2 is tempting...

Started Feb 20, 2014 | Discussions thread
57LowRider Senior Member • Posts: 3,882
Re: That 56/1.2 is tempting...

I've read that the big thing with very fast lenses is that you can stop them down to f1.8 or f2 and have sharpness corner to corner. I do use my 23 a lot between f2 - f2.8 and it is superb; I only use f1.4 for those seldom small-DoF shots.

Here's the 23 at f2.8 (and I can imagine taking a shot of one of the girls at f2 with the 56) giving me enough DoF just about. It's all about having the flexibility and leeway -

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Fujifilm X-E1 Fujifilm X-T1 Fujifilm XF 35mm F1.4 R Fujifilm XF 14mm F2.8 R Fujifilm XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS +10 more
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