So … I’m back from Shanghai, having tasted the power of a 50mm lens (80mm with a 1.6 crop factor).
What would that 40mm pancake lens I’ve been reading about do? Hmm…
That 600D has been hiding away in my closet for a long time, and now I’m beginning to think that with a small-sized lens, it might be a good street camera.
A 40mm would be a bit extravagant if you already have a 50mm lens.
Just zoom with your feet, I’d say.
But given the crop factor, it would mean 64 mm, a justifiable difference from 80mm.
So, yes, I headed off to Tsim Sha Tsui with the intention of not buying that Canon 40mm F2.8 pancake lens.
According to the Canon HK site, it goes for HK$1480.
I inquired about the price at Suning and the staff whispered HK$1380 conspiratorially.
I crossed the road and went into…
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