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Lenses / Re: Sigma 50 1.4 or Canon 85 1.8 OR 100 2.0 for 5d mark ii
« on: February 11, 2013, 04:18:52 PM »
I ve have already experimented the 85 1.8 and the chromatic aberrations are a real headache.
Im really happy with the 100, its very sharp a fast.
Im now starting to save to buy the sigma 50 1.4 and then my life will be completed!

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Lenses / Re: Sigma 50 1.4 or Canon 85 1.8 OR 100 2.0 for 5d mark ii
« on: February 11, 2013, 09:44:06 AM »
Hello again!

Thanks very very much all off you for your replies!

I was really leaning to buy the 85 1.8 when I was suprised by a great deal on a 100 f/2.0 by this old creapy teethless taxi driver.
I'm really in love with it, it has such a great sharpness!, and its definitly worth zooming whith my feet.

Heres a photo i took with the 100 2.0, I think its really good, specially with the low light condition.



I know this is has nothing to do whith the topic but here's one taken by my boyfriends Sigma 85 1.4 which is definitly one hell of a lens!



ps: i'm a her :)

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Lenses / Sigma 50 1.4 or Canon 85 1.8 OR 100 2.0 for 5d mark ii
« on: February 06, 2013, 06:33:57 AM »
Hi folks!

I just got my 5d mark ii and still have no lenses because i want to make the best decision. Unfortunately i can only buy ONE because i sold everything i had to afford the 5d!

I`m stuck between a Sigma 50mm 1.4 and a Canon 85mm 1.8. I find them both stunning lenses and very sharp, but i just cant decide.
Will the 85mm be to long for portraits and group photos? And about the background blur, wich one will give a more smoother background, and nicer bokeh?
And the focus, i heard the 85 is much more accurate and faster. For night shots, how will the 1.8 behave?

In my research ive also read about the canon 100mm 2.0, because it woul be more like the amazing135mm 2 but should i wait a little bit more and save more money and buy the 100, is it worth it? I quite woried that it will be too long to be my only lens.
Im driving myself crazy!

Hope you can help me make the best decision so i can take the 5d out of the box and hit the streets!

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