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Which would you buy?

EF 20mm f1.8L
7 (22.6%)
EF 14-24 f4.0L
16 (51.6%)
Both
2 (6.5%)
Neither
5 (16.1%)
M0AR Beer
1 (3.2%)

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Razor2012

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Re: EF 20mm f1.8L VS. EF 14-24 f4L
« Reply #15 on: August 10, 2012, 01:14:30 AM »
Yes, if the 14-24 was f2.8 then that might attract a few more people to it.  In UWAs a little zoom goes a long ways, 14mm to 24mm is huge, but at a cost of a few stops.  I'd opt in for the 20/1.8 if it was on par with the amazing 24/1.4 Mrk 2.

I could live with F4 if the IQ was in line with the other two.  ;)
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Re: EF 20mm f1.8L VS. EF 14-24 f4L
« Reply #15 on: August 10, 2012, 01:14:30 AM »

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Re: EF 20mm f1.8L VS. EF 14-24 f4L
« Reply #16 on: August 10, 2012, 01:19:35 AM »
I have a 20mm 2.8, and it is an amazing lens.  However, drop down a stop and give it L quality...  That would be a killer lens.

I know it seems like it is way too close to the 24 prime, but when you start getting wide angle, each mm gives it a VERY different look.
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Re: EF 20mm f1.8L VS. EF 14-24 f4L
« Reply #17 on: August 10, 2012, 02:45:25 AM »
I would probably want to get an EF 14-24 f/2.8L if its image quality is an improvement over the EF 16-35 f/2.8 II. The latter is a little weak in IQ in the corners and at the long end.
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Re: EF 20mm f1.8L VS. EF 14-24 f4L
« Reply #17 on: August 10, 2012, 02:45:25 AM »