A&P Canon 50mm f/1.8 - Yay or Nay?

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  1. David

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    Should I buy the Canon 50mm f/1.8 for my XTi w/ kit lens?

    UPDATE: http://www.flickr.com/photos/fpsdavid/ The 4 latest pictures were @ 50mm on the kit lens...its not a bad shooting range.
     
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    Try shooting with your kit lens at 50 mm to see if you like that focal length :dunno:
     
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    Minus whale.

    It's only $80 or some shit.
     
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    go 1.4, thing is pure sex. or if you're a noob get one with a variable focal length
     
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    Real men only shoot primes. :ugh2:
     
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    :bowdown:
     
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    itr452 VTEC motherfucker, GOT ANY?

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    I've got a 50mm 1.8 mk1 on the way, looking forward to getting another one of those babies. I had a mk2 before, didn't care for the build quality, but goddamn, the photos it took were nice.
     
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    It takes quality images. Not great at focussing in low light conditions, but damn, when it takes a pic, it's sharp. Opens up wide enough for indoor sports-shooting, and good colours too. :bigthumb:

    Might as well buy it, I love mine.
     
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    Went to the national zoo the other day.. f/2.8 COULDDA worked.. but I decided to try the indoor buildings with my 50mm f/1.8 lens.

    here's one of the pics

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    f/1.8 | 1/250" | iso400
     
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    Flash or no flash?
     
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    which is why i said "if you're a NOOB get a variable focal length"

    he shoots, he scores! :ugh2: that
     
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    No Flash :eek3:
     
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    yay


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    the 50mm f/1.8 is a lens that deserves a place in every photographer's bag
     
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    yes 50mm is a good shooting range on the kit lense. BUT lets see you take some pics in the dark or low light conditions with the kit lense.

    thats when the 50 1.8 is better than the kit.
     
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    50 f/1.8: yay
     
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    no flash, and shot through glass

    30D with uv filter and 50mm lens.
     
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    :ugh2: :greddy:
     
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    nay, go wider. something 24-35.
     
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    Go wider, on 1.6 crop I find it a pain to use.

    Good Image quality though I must say.
     
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    won't find a better lens for the price
     
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    Fixed.
     
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    that too lol
     

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