kumori wrote:Aside from the fact that the 6D is gigantic is absolute terms even though its pretty small for a full frame, I think the nifty fifty would had been better.
It's faster (f/1. and I never had any problems focusing with it on my 40D (even in really low light conditions).
JustAnEngineer wrote:I'd say that the EF 35mm f/2 IS USM is significantly more hand-holdable. It's half a stop faster and it has optical image stabilization.
Airmantharp wrote:The cheaper Nifty Fifty just wouldn't have cut it in the darker scenes, forcing you to manually focus with it's awful ring.
Anomymous Gerbil wrote:Airmantharp wrote:The cheaper Nifty Fifty just wouldn't have cut it in the darker scenes, forcing you to manually focus with it's awful ring.
I've not use the Canon 50mm prime, but why do you say that the 50/1.8 lens would have more trouble focussing than your 40/2.8 lens? Since SLRs focus with the aperture wide open, it should be able to focus more easily than your 40/2.8 in low light?
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