I'm gonna get the 35 f/2 IS USM later this year (for lowlight / indoor shooting / general lens)
I'm also thinking of getting the Canon 50 F/1.4 USM for portrait, and for "extrem low light" when f/2 on my 35 isn't sufficient. And also f/1.4 should be pretty fun. I never had more than f/1.8 in the past.
I've heard some bad stuff about the Canon f/1.4 USM. That it's very soft at f/1.4 and that it can hunt quite much in low light.
Now I don't expect it to be razor sharp at f/1.4 obviously. Almost no lens is. But I expect it to be usable at f/1.4 and pretty sharp at f/1.8. I heard people saying they that don't go more than f/2 as it will be soft more open than that, which kinda defeats the purpose of having a f/1.4 lens.
But maybe those people are just pixel peepers? I previously owned the 50mm f/1.8 and I didn't mind the sharpness at f/1.8.
So to make an already long story shorter, I would love to hear your experience (especially you m with crop bodies) with this lens.
How is the sharpness between f/1.4 and f/2.0?
How well accurate is the AF, how fast is the AF?