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Do I need 50mm lens If I have 24-105 lens for canon 6d? [duplicate]

Do I need 50mm lens If I have ef 24-105mm f/4l is usm lens for canon 6d? What should be my next lens? I mostly interested in landscapes.
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Why is the 50mm prime lens the most standard?

Seems that most photographers choose the 50mm as their prime lens (at least from what I've read). I'm looking at getting a prime lens for my Nikon D3000 and the cost difference between the 35mm 1.8 ...
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Why do people recommend 50mm or other prime lenses as starting lenses for learning photography?

I've seen quite a few people recommend the 50mm prime lenses, in particular the sub-$100 50mm/f1.8, as a starting lens for photographers (especially because they're likely to be using cameras with ...
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Why do some people prefer 50mm to 35mm prime lenses, even for a crop sensor?

Comparing the two lenses for an APS-C sensor: EF50mm f/1.8 EF35mm f/2 here Leaving out cost as a factor, EF 35mm has the following advantages: 43 degree while 50mm has 31 degree Its equally fast ...
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Should I replace the Canon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 kit lens with a 40mm f/2.8 or 50mm f/1.4?

So I'm about to buy my first DSLR (definitely a Canon, probably the 700D) and my original plan was to buy the one with the included 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 kit lens. At the same time I was thinking about ...
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Is a 30mm lens a good general purpose lens on an APS-C sensor?

I'm currently looking for a general purpose lens, and I'm more inclined to opt for a prime lens. There are several reasons for that; I want a fast lens and prime lenses tend to be faster at lower ...
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Beginner lenses for Canon T2i

What are the best lenses for starting out with a Canon T2i while still covering a whole bunch of creative techniques / teaching photography (and also theory) to beginners
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Tips to buy second lens for Canon 550D [closed]

I recently bought my first DSLR, a Canon 550D with the kit lens. I want to buy an additional lens for use both indoors and outdoors, but I'm confused about what type or focal-length I should buy.
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Starting with photography and seeking help for day-to-day lens

I have just started taking interest in photography and after reading through couple of blogs I decided to purchase Cannon T2i as a beginner camera. It came with 2 lenses 18-55 (I don't remember rest ...
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Is it worth getting 50mm lens when I have Nikkor 15-35mm for portraits & "Bokeh" effect? [duplicate]

As I know 15-35mm lens is a good prime all rounder, but from what I have seen in photo examples and youtube videos for portraits (full body person) it's better to have a 50mm lens. It's also a very ...
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