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24-70mm lens for canon

Hi everyone, i have a canon 750d with 10-18mm wide lens and a 70-200mm lens. my main purpose is filmmaking (youtube vids) and i want a good low light lens that will cover the gap i have between both lenses. my budget is 700-800$. i thought about going for a 50mm lens because i can't really find a good cheap 24-70mm lens.
ill be happy to get some help from you guys. thanks, nevo.

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The Nifty Fifty!

Or the Sporty Forty. https://petapixel.com/2018/02/26/5-reasons-40mm-best-focal-length/ kicks the idea around for a 40mm.

I like both. For me I had the stock Canon something to 55MM and the 55-200 or 55-250 IS zoom lens so I wanted something with better low light and more compact.

The shots I took with the 40mm (hey, a 50mm would be similar) were great since the flash rarely comes on.

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but... (ergant)

Thanks for answering, im flying to costa rica tomorrow night and i want a good lens, idk how 40mm would be for me.... more for videos than photos... i have 3 options: nifty fifty (cheap and maybe could give me some range but not too intresting...)
canon 17-55- really nice but heavy and expensive
and the tamron 24-70 which is amazing but still pretty heavy...
at the future im hoping to get a sigma 17-50, even tho the focus is noisy...
but i really need something to cover the 18-70mm
do you think 40mm or 50mm can do the job? thanks

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Let's not confuse tools with results.

For me I went with the 40mm because I know that it brings in a little more of the scenery. And if I want to move in, then a take a step forward to get the exact shot I want. So this was my reason for the 40mm.

Let's not get into the never ending painter paintbrush results discussion. You or I are the artists and the results are up to us and not the hardware.

-> The 55 or 50mm lenses are pretty much accepted as the FOV that the human eye sees. That was the other reason I chose the 40mm since it pulls in just a little more of the scene than we see.

In the end, your choice.

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