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Re: Review - Canon EF 50 f/1.2L
« Reply #150 on: January 03, 2014, 02:05:12 AM »
Beautiful images clartephoto. I love the first one.

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+2 however you wanted to interpret the colors is of artistic value, something most of these pixel peepers don't have. Keep on shooting.
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Re: Review - Canon EF 50 f/1.2L
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Re: Review - Canon EF 50 f/1.2L
« Reply #151 on: January 15, 2014, 07:46:04 PM »
the first picture i post on this forum, i just registered, i own a 50L, true it is expensive, true it s not the sharpness but models don t like sharpness . it s good to have a lens not that sharp than the others to create differents pictures.


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Re: Review - Canon EF 50 f/1.2L
« Reply #152 on: January 15, 2014, 08:47:57 PM »
the first picture i post on this forum, i just registered, i own a 50L, true it is expensive, true it s not the sharpness but models don t like sharpness . it s good to have a lens not that sharp than the others to create differents pictures.


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Re: Review - Canon EF 50 f/1.2L
« Reply #153 on: January 17, 2014, 09:07:56 AM »
the first picture i post on this forum, i just registered, i own a 50L, true it is expensive, true it s not the sharpness but models don t like sharpness . it s good to have a lens not that sharp than the others to create differents pictures.


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Your point is valid, although I would personally rather have the latitude of reducing sharpness rather than trying to add it.  The 50L clear has beautiful "drawing" that gives images a very pleasing (and professional) look.  Add to that the great delineation (separation of your subject) from the image that gives a fabulous 3 dimensional effect and that equals a very special image.  It is the latter that makes images from the 135L so special.
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Re: Review - Canon EF 50 f/1.2L
« Reply #154 on: February 28, 2014, 05:11:51 PM »
This lens demonstrate that Canon could fit a 50mm 1.4L lens inbetween the 50mm f1.2L and the 50mm f1.4 trouble is it would likely kill the f1.2L lens.
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Re: Review - Canon EF 50 f/1.2L
« Reply #155 on: April 02, 2014, 09:41:41 PM »
This is a great lens and easily as sharp and well behaved as the 35L and 85LII, both of which I have.

I always get tack sharp results with this lens - the reason I think is because I am a pixel peeper and I blame my gear rather than my technique. Consequently I have this lens perfectly calibrated, and know its strengths and weaknesses.

This lens has 1 major flaw - which is that it is extremely soft <2m away or so. I think that's why it scores so badly in some tests than others.

I am an extreme pixel peeper, but honestly, a competently captured photograph using the 24II,35L,50L or 85LII are all virtually the same sharpness wide open.

Great lens.

I also disagree about f/1.2 being thin DOF - it's not that thin - I take group photos at f/1.2 as per below:

Examples all wide open at f/1.2:
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Awesome images clarte! I still find it a bit soft for my own uses, I'll wait for Sigma 50 1.4!

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Re: Review - Canon EF 50 f/1.2L
« Reply #155 on: April 02, 2014, 09:41:41 PM »