Check out the EF 28mm f/1.8 USM. It's obviously not as wide as 24mm, however it is small, light and fast. It also has the same feel as the EF 85mm f/1.8 (nice and solid), and is my go-to lens when I need something wider than 50mm. It's great for landscapes: the 7-blades make great sun-stars and it is quite resistant to lens flare.http://www.flickr.com/photos/43086792@N03/7168092714/#in/photostreamhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/43086792@N03/6381214971/#in/photostreamhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/43086792@N03/7335203604/#in/photostreamOne drawback is shooting individuals close-up as heads tend to bulge out (see below), but it can be corrected with Photoshop (+1.25) or DXO Optics Pro. This shot was taken with only the sunlight coming in through the window, as she rolled across the floor.http://www.flickr.com/photos/43086792@N03/5055249807/#in/photostream
My dream focal length is 20mm but Canon seemingly has no good primes in that range. I don't like to rent, I prefer buying and deciding as it takes me months to figure out a new lens. So ... recommendations? Lens ideali around the size of the 50/1.4PrimeIdeally wide, at least 24mmMaybe the new 24IS? Dunno ...
How about the old EF 24mm f/2.8? It's small, decently sharp, and reasonably priced. However, it doesn't have usm, so it's got noisy AF and it's built like the 50 1.8.
I have a better one for you: The iPhone
Quote from: BozillaNZ on June 11, 2012, 11:32:03 PMI have a better one for you: The iPhone iPhone is rubbish - the 42mp Nokia is far better than even the D800