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Old Feb 8, 2007, 8:42 PM   #1
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Which brand makes a good 50mm 1.8 lens?
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Old Feb 9, 2007, 8:00 AM   #2
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Canon does. It costs about $75. You won't find a better value out there anywhere.
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Old Feb 9, 2007, 8:14 AM   #3
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canon 50mm 1.8 - my favorite lens
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Old Feb 9, 2007, 2:26 PM   #4
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The Canon EF 50mm f1.8 is good value for the price. The model II version is very light and easy to travel with.


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Old Feb 9, 2007, 11:54 PM   #5
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The Canon 1.8 is a greaat value! It is a little slow to focus at times but once you know that you just take a little more care with the focusing. It is very versatile.I took the attached photo of our dog Bo with it. He is a Shar-pei?Chow mix. I have also used it in lowlight displays at theme parks. Definitealy worth the investment.

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Old Feb 10, 2007, 1:05 AM   #6
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Would the lens be good for indoors and tight situations. Or what do you recommend.
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Old Feb 10, 2007, 9:23 AM   #7
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Otherswill have suggestions but remember that the 50mm is a prime and is not a zoom so it isn't going to be wide for close quarters. The 18-55mm kit lens is more suitedfor that. I bought a Sigma 17-70mm and am very happy with it. The 50mm won't eliminate the need for a kit or "walk aound " lens.

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