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Old Oct 2, 2008, 7:27 PM   #1
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if you had to use just one lens at a wedding, what would it be? i love my canon 17-55 .2.8,sharp,has i.s. . wish it was a little longer but it is my go to lens.
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Old Oct 3, 2008, 2:54 AM   #2
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Zooms are nice, but just one lens anywhere and it would have to be a fast 50mm prime. (or equivalent on a crop).
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Old Oct 3, 2008, 2:00 PM   #3
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The majority of the time I will use my 24-105mm f4 on my 5D however if lighting ispoor then I will work with a 50mm prime. The majority of weddings I do are with the 5D/24-105 combo as well as a 1D MkIII and 70-200mm f2.8 IS as I find this gives the best coverage.

If using a crop camera then the 17-55mm f2.8 is not a bad option at all.
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Old Oct 3, 2008, 8:12 PM   #4
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You could always try to zoom with your feet with the EF-S 17-55mm f2.8.
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Old Oct 4, 2008, 6:26 PM   #5
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Even the Sigma 30 1.4 HSM is a pretty good one, as long as you get one that focuses right
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