35, 50 or Both?

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JerryriggedTECH
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Re: 35, 50 or Both?
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MMACory wrote:

On a full-frame, to complement a 14, 24-70 f/4, 85 1.4 and a 135, would you favor a 35 1.4 II or 50 1.2 for general everything? My paid thing is headshots/portraits/commercial, but most of my photography is just the usual personal not-paid landscapes, travel and architecture.

Thanks.

I'm in a similar position... For primes, I have the 35mm f/1.4L II and just recently got the 85mm f/1.4L IS (also have the 100mm L macro). Trying to decide if I should get the new RF 50mm f/1.2L (I shoot on the EOS R), and/or the 135mm f/2.  I'm really leaning toward that new RF 50 1.2, because I think it will be different enough from the 35 and the 85 to make it useful.

I know the Sigma 135 is supposed to be better than the Canon 135, but the Canon is loved by so many! Would be nice to have a fast(ish) telephoto, but not sure how useful 135 would be?

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