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Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 USM

 
marsaz
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Jan 06, 2014 03:25 |  #2176

robienyshe wrote in post #16577587 (external link)
Hi,
How do you like this lens? Is it fast like the 85mm 1.8? Care to share some pro & cons about the 28mm 1.8? I'm also planning to buy another lens but confused which one to go either canon 28mm 1.8 or the sigma 30mm 1.4?

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Hey,
I'm quite happy with the lens. Is it fast? It has usm so it's quite fast and quiet. I don't shoot sports with it so that never has been an issue. And in terms of light gathered it is just as fast as the 85mm (f/1.8).

Pros - great sharpness stopped down (normal shooting) and the ability to shoot at f/1.8 when you really need the light or subject separation. Accurate focus. Can be used on a FF camera too.
Cons - Sometimes there can be a little ghosting at f/1.8

People talk that the Sigma has better optics but I haven't tried it myself mostly because it wouldn't fit on a full frame camera (I'm still hoping to get one in the future) but I also was worried about focusing issues. I have rented a couple Sigma 50's and both were great optically but focus was hit and miss a LOT of the times.


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Jan 07, 2014 19:03 |  #2177

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Jan 07, 2014 20:57 |  #2178

^Definitely number 2, very cool shot :cool:


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Jan 08, 2014 00:43 |  #2179

marsaz wrote in post #16581553 (external link)
Hey,
I'm quite happy with the lens. Is it fast? It has usm so it's quite fast and quiet. I don't shoot sports with it so that never has been an issue. And in terms of light gathered it is just as fast as the 85mm (f/1.8).

Pros - great sharpness stopped down (normal shooting) and the ability to shoot at f/1.8 when you really need the light or subject separation. Accurate focus. Can be used on a FF camera too.
Cons - Sometimes there can be a little ghosting at f/1.8

People talk that the Sigma has better optics but I haven't tried it myself mostly because it wouldn't fit on a full frame camera (I'm still hoping to get one in the future) but I also was worried about focusing issues. I have rented a couple Sigma 50's and both were great optically but focus was hit and miss a LOT of the times.



Thanks for the tips..I'll be looking for it soon...


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Jan 08, 2014 06:46 |  #2180

robienyshe wrote in post #16587315 (external link)
Thanks for the tips..I'll be looking for it soon...

This is a great lens for the crop camera. When I owned the T1i, I used this lens most of the time. Absolutely loved it. Great choice.


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Jan 08, 2014 10:23 |  #2181

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Jan 08, 2014 21:45 |  #2182

ieatstars wrote in post #16580006 (external link)
Amazing light!

thank you !


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Jan 09, 2014 15:47 |  #2183

EverydayGetaway wrote in post #16586912 (external link)
^Definitely number 2, very cool shot :cool:

thanks EverydayGetaway!


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Jan 10, 2014 09:04 |  #2184
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I tested this lens, not very wide




  
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Jan 10, 2014 15:07 |  #2185

well ...on the crop sensor ,it is more like field of view of 40+mm.


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Jan 10, 2014 22:37 |  #2186

Find this lens, on a crop camera to be an EXTREMELY useful FOV. Approximately 45mm FF equivalent. I am really liking this lens.


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Jan 16, 2014 15:42 |  #2187

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Jan 16, 2014 16:28 |  #2188

First time taking my new lens out after getting it... Perfect on a crop, I really like it..
Only bad thing so far is that there isn't enough contrast & saturation.

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Jan 18, 2014 01:09 |  #2189

I dont get what you mean about not enough contrast/color. (usually people compare them to some L), of which I dont have no experience. Please post comparisons.

To guy doing the long shutter speed, 1st picture but redo that at like f/11.

Oh and HI!!!! I just got this lens 2days ago and its really good. SO good infact that I noticed that my 5D needs a focus adjustment. I can focus on someone's eyes and it will end up on their ears. Its so fustrating! I though it was broke! Then I used my spare body-rebel and in live view nailed focus and the results will be posted below.

2nd pic you can see that its sharp enough to capture the edges of the logo where the machine stamped the letter.

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Jan 18, 2014 01:27 |  #2190

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I dont get what you mean about not enough contrast/color. (usually people compare them to some L), of which I dont have no experience. Please post comparisons.

Meaning I had to add quite a bit of both in Lightroom when I processed the photos..
I use the standard photo setting on the camera.. Will have to boost up both in the user setting I think.. Other than that I love it!

This was taken with my 70-200 the same day.. You can see the blues are a lot bluer etc, and didn't need as much contrast and saturation to be added.. If that make any sense?

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