Why do you buy fast lenses/cameras?

Started 3 months ago | Polls thread
Barry Twycross Senior Member • Posts: 1,434
Re: Why do you buy fast lenses/cameras?

As I said in a recent comment "I just like fast glass, and owning a 1.2 makes me feel good."

But low light performance is a good rational justification. The fast aperture allows for a shallow depth of field, should I want it, but I've found I often prefer a stopped down version if I have enough light.

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Panasonic GX850 Panasonic Lumix G Vario HD 12-32mm F3.5-5.6 Mega OIS Leica Nocticron 42.5mm Panasonic Lumix G Vario 35-100mm F4.0-5.6 ASPH Mega OIS Panasonic 20mm F1.7 II +3 more
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