So I upgraded to full frame and the lenses in my signature about a month ago. I am must say it is quite difficult to frame the shot you want with primes. I think I am missing zooms a bit. I love the DOF capabilities of primes, but sometimes I really rather be able to zoom in and get "the" shot before it's too late. A recent experience made me realize how much I miss zooms.
It was the Saturday before Valentine's Day. My sister, her boyfriend, and another couple were cooking a lobster steak dinner. They called me down to take a picture of them working on the lobster before it was cooked. I run downstairs with my 35L and flash (lighting isn't that good in downstairs kitchen). I take a terrific picture of my sister and the lobster in the sink.
She then tells me "it isn't ZOOMED enough." I go through the hassle of changing to my 85mm 1.4. I take a more "zoomed" in version and she loved it.
A few seconds later she tells me to get a group shot of them. At that time, I'm like "........" in my head. I change to the 35L again to get the wide group shot.
Now I can finally know why wedding photographers have TWO bodies and a prime on EACH. It is a hassle, especially if your subjects are waiting for you to carefully change lenses without dropping them.
Does anyone here miss zooms?! I even had the thought of getting rid of the 35L and 85 f/1.4 and getting the 24-70 L! But the 24-70's ability to produce bokeh can never match the 35L and 85mm f/1.4.