Who only shoots primes?

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Who only shoots primes?
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It seems that whenever I look at my images, I always seem to like images taken with my primes more so than with my zooms.  It's not a DOF issue, it's more of a composition issue.  When I have a prime on the camera, I'm always in the mindset of that focal length.  When I have my zoom, it seems like I get lazy and lose some of my eye for composition.

I also like shooting in low light, so faster primes help, but that's not the real issue I'm seeing.  I just switched from the Leica SL to the a7r iii and picked up the Planar T* 50mm 1.4 and the G Master 85mm.  I'm thinking of picking up the Distagon 35mm (if I can find a good copy) and either the e mount Sigma ART 135 or the G Master 135 if they are announced.  I pretty much never shoot wider than 35mm.

Anyone else just shoot primes?

 George's gear list:George's gear list
Sony a7R III Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM Sony FE 85mm F1.4 GM Sony FE 100mm F2.8 GM Voigtlander 65mm F2 Macro APO-Lanthar +2 more
Leica SL (Typ 601) Sony a7R III
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