Adding the Canon 50mm 1.4 to my collection?

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Mr GH New Member • Posts: 23
Adding the Canon 50mm 1.4 to my collection?

Hello there!

My camera is a 6d.

I`m wondering about buying the 50mm 1.4 because of the large aperture, small size and affordable price.

Is it`s autofocus abilities for still and slow moving (walking) people to rely on?

How is the autofocus on still subjects in the dark?

Is the build quality as bad as they say?

I`ve read that the picture quality is rather unsharp on large apertures, but thats okay on portraits for me.

Before I have the 85mm 1.8. Good autofocus abilities, but would want more out of focus

on full body shots.

I also have the 24-105 f/4.

I also planning to buy the 35mm f/2 IS. Maybe good enough for full body, but how about the background blur. Maybe it`s easy enough because you can get closer with this lens?

What do you guys think? Fire away, and I`m open to other thoughts. Reasonable budget and low weight for primes is a criteria.

 Mr GH's gear list:Mr GH's gear list
Canon EOS 6D Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Canon EF 35mm F2 IS USM Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM +5 more
Canon EOS 6D
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