Same old question re 50mm

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Giovanni_1968
Giovanni_1968 Senior Member • Posts: 2,667
Same old question re 50mm

Ok,

50 was my personal favorite back when I was using a DX camera, now I love the 85 on FF but still feel 50 has a place in my bag and, in fact, I keep the little Fuji X-Pro1 and its 35/1.4 just because it gives me great images at 50mm which I can't seem to get out of my old 50/1.4D on FF.

I bought a 60/2.8G which is a great lens but way narrower than a 50mm and too close to 85 to justify keeping it.

Was thinking to give away the 60 (never done macro nor interested into it at the moment) to fund a 50 but which one? The Nikon 1.4G doesn't seem that much better than its old sibling I own (which, by the way, has a nice rendering), the MF options are not my pick, what would you look for? The Sigma? I know it's big and heavy (not to mention also expensive) but seems being a pretty good lens but I guess not the carry around a 50 is supposed to be.

Which other options at reasonable prices?

Grazie

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