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05-30-2011, 09:04 AM   #1

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Do you still shoot 50mm?

Do you still shoot with 50mm prime on DSLR?

Just wondering.


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QuoteOriginally posted by yusuf Quote
Do you still shoot with 50mm prime on DSLR?

Just wondering.

All the time, shoot both 50 and 55...

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QuoteOriginally posted by joe.penn Quote
All the time, shoot both 50 and 55...
Why both? just wondering
05-30-2011, 09:21 AM   #6
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Yap and i have 4SMC 50mm lens
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It's my second favourite focal length (favourite being 55mm)., on crop sensor.

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I do, but in many cases it's longer than i want and my 28 is slower than i want
I think I could do away with my 28, all my 50s, keeping one 55 and live quite happily with a 31 ltd (of course it won't happen,I'd really have to sell of my Medium format to afford one)

I shoot the 50 on my 645 pretty regularly as well, but there it's a nice wide angle (approx a 30mm in 35 mm terms or a 20/21 on apsc)

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Sold my 50mm

I sold my 50mm and tend to shoot about between 70mm and 105mm for most of my shots. I find 50mm to be too close to the subject.

This is of course talking about portraits.
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Yes a lot with FA 50mm f1.4 also close-up filter +1, +2, and +4. Smile
05-30-2011, 09:35 AM   #11
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Not on APS-C.
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This time of year most of my shots are with the Sigma A 50mm f/2.8 macro.
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Yup, 55mm is perfect for a lot of things...
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I shoot macro with my FA50 macro, and shoot a lot of portrait and low light with my F50 f1,7. There's no working around using a fast lens often.
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Yes: 50mm (M), 55mm (Tak), and 58mm (Helios).

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