Need opinions on a new 50mm.

Discussion in 'Reality Check' started by Worsl, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. Worsl

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    Well my Canon 50mm 1.8 mk2 is broke and Canon wants $150 to fix it, so no. It is my favorite lens so I would like to get another soon. Should I put out another $130 and go to Carsand to get the same plastic toy? Should I maybe search around ebay and look for a 50mm 1.8 mk1 for around $250? Not sure which way to go. If anyone here as one they want to let go of let me know too!
     
  2. Ryan

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    the 50 1.4 is superior in build quality, has usm focusing and more pleasant bokeh, but costs around 3.5 times as much. depends if it is worth it to you or not.

    I think brian on here has the mkI version of the 50 1.8
     

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