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Well the Nikkor 35mm 1.8, when used on DX bodies, effectlivly makes them 52mm lenses. Canon might find that to be a good enough reason, why not to make a 35mm prime.
Isn't the 35 f/1.8 designed for DX formats, keeping it at 35mm? The 50mm f/1.8 on the other hand, isn't a DX lens, making it closer to 70ish on a DX body, if I'm not mistaken.
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post #22 of 27
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Isn't the 35 f/1.8 designed for DX formats, keeping it at 35mm? The 50mm f/1.8 on the other hand, isn't a DX lens, making it closer to 70ish on a DX body, if I'm not mistaken.
No, the crop factor still applies, making it the FF equivalent of 52.5mm. Sensor size doesn't change the focal length.
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I wish this lens was designed for FF. I would still have mine.
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I wish this lens was designed for FF. I would still have mine.
You went FF?
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You went FF?
Playing the waiting game.
Looking at a used D700 or maybe a used D3 when the D800/D4 come so I've sold off my DX glass in preparation.

Everyone says the investment is in the lenses and I don't see the purpose of investing in lenses that might limit me. I really want to go into photojournalism a year from now..
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Playing the waiting game.
Looking at a used D700 or maybe a used D3 when the D800/D4 come so I've sold off my DX glass in preparation.

Everyone says the investment is in the lenses and I don't see the purpose of investing in lenses that might limit me. I really to go into photojournalism a year from now..
The waiting game will kill you. Just get it already. Before I made the plunge, I was holding off for a 5D MkIII, then I got fed up and got the 7D, then just did what I should have done to begin with.
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I've got the itch but my funds can't comfortably take the hit yet.
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