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New lens choice 28mm 2.8 is or 40mm STM?
« on: July 14, 2012, 11:16:25 PM »
Going on vacation to San Diego and Disneyland. I am bringing my 5d mkiii with 24-105 and 50mm 1.4 and was just looking for something wider to 35 mm since I cannot afford the 35mm l. Any suggestions?
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New lens choice 28mm 2.8 is or 40mm STM?
« on: July 14, 2012, 11:16:25 PM »

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Re: New lens choice 28mm 2.8 is or 40mm STM?
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2012, 06:09:51 AM »
Neither.  Use the 24 of the 24-105 for the wider end.  You won't need a wider lens than 24mm most of the time.  It's not worth carrying another lens to go to San Diego and Disneyland.

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Re: New lens choice 28mm 2.8 is or 40mm STM?
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2012, 08:02:19 PM »
Thanks I'll go with that advice.
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Re: New lens choice 28mm 2.8 is or 40mm STM?
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2012, 08:06:04 PM »
Thanks I'll go with that advice.

To ease your mind, I consistently shoot with the 24-105L at 24 and 35mm and it's IQ is just fine :)
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Re: New lens choice 28mm 2.8 is or 40mm STM?
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2012, 08:19:34 PM »
I certainnly love my 24-105mmL for walk around situations.  For low light indoor use, the 35mm L is a favorite. The 40mm is, however destined to a lot of use if Canon's mirrorless body is small enough to carry in a pocket or purse.

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Re: New lens choice 28mm 2.8 is or 40mm STM?
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2012, 08:19:34 PM »