Fast aperture primes/zooms (F2.8 or quicker) how often wide open?

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MediaArchivist
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Almost always

A typical outing for me is with the following:

  • 24/2
  • 35/1.4
  • 50.1.4
  • 85/1.4

If the environment supports it, I might also have a 135/1.8 or a 15-30/2.8.

95% or more of my shots are in manual or aperture priority mode, with the widest aperture the lens allows.

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