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Quick Question, Huge Headache. 85mm or?

 
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May 09, 2012 16:21 |  #31

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Ok, never mind. I just shot my 28 2.8 manual on each full stop at the same scene. You are correct. With 'evaluative' metering the exposure seems to vary a LOT. It is much better with 'partial' metering, but it is still variable.

Metering pattern does not matter. For example, the sample which I posted earlier was with a meter in Spot mode. Metering automation (Av, Tv, M) also does not matter.


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May 09, 2012 17:39 |  #32

Certainly with the very shallow DOF at 85 1.4, I wouldn't want to be focusing manually - I find it hard enough with my 60 f2! I've heard very good things about Rokinon / Bower / Samyang etc, and indeed I'm planning to get an 8mm fisheye (practically no focusing required anyway!), but with an 85 I'd miss autofocus (basically because I'm lazy :D ).


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May 11, 2012 00:44 |  #33

try 60mm for the portraits...
many portrait photographers LOVE that lense..


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