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Aug 18, 2011 02:00 |  #1

Hey everyone! So I have a 30D with a Takumar SMC 55 f/1.8 I use a lot for people shots, but I was thinking of getting something wider for walk around. I have a budget of $400.

i was thinking of getting the 35 f/2 since it would give me something more "normal" but i was wondering if you guys had any other opinions on what would be good.

i like primes by the way. i would be using the lens for mostly street shooting (not really street photography but just on the streets in general). if at all possible i would like it to supplement the 55 i have for portraits too.

i know my budget is tight for my needs but i'm just wondering. thanks in advance.


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Aug 18, 2011 02:21 |  #2

I think the 35 f/2 would be a good choice if you want to go wider. Another good choice would be the 85mm 1.8, it's good for street photography, but not wide.


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Aug 18, 2011 02:25 |  #3

In your budget, thats pretty much the only choice. The sigma 30 1.4 is better, but costs ~$90 more than your budget.

The 35 f2 is meant to be a pretty good little lens, well worth the money, so I doubt you'd regret buying it.


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