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Old August 10th, 2008, 02:10 AM   #1
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Just bought a 24mm

Hi everyone,
so i just bought a 24mm 2.8 canon fd mount lens, and i have no idea why i did it...
I already have a 28mm 2.8, was this a complete mistake or is there someone out there that will make me feel better about what i just dropped 40 bucks on...
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Old August 10th, 2008, 05:36 AM   #2
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The reason why I have not bought an f1.8 is that I have been too cheap to go hunting for one and I have it covered by a zoom right now albeit a little soft. The difference between 24mm and 28mm is a subtle one but may be that little edge you may need for a special situation. The next wider is the Sigma f1.8 20mm as far as I know.

If you are inclined to take care in composing your shots, doing creative stuff with perspective differences between wide lenses you find use for it sooner or later.

(The twins of genius and insanity were said to be with him but sanity took fright and went back home.).

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Old August 10th, 2008, 06:13 AM   #3
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also, I prefer my 24mm 2.8 to a 28mm 2.8 FD I borrowed, because it has six apperture blades (mixes better with my other 8 blade lenses) and a lens design, that closely resembles its bigger brother, the expensive 24mm 2.0.

Your 28mm 2.8 may get dusty, I think. Thomas
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