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[Canon.ca] Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM lens $749.99

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I ordered the EF 50mm f/1.4 USM. It's on for $400, there's a $10 off code (PLSSTAY) and then I get $50 back from Amex Plat. Seems like an OK deal and I want the lens for a vacation next week so I can't wait till boxing day. It will be $386 after tax.
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i6s1 wrote: I ordered the EF 50mm f/1.4 USM. It's on for $400, there's a $10 off code (PLSSTAY) and then I get $50 back from Amex Plat. Seems like an OK deal and I want the lens for a vacation next week so I can't wait till boxing day. It will be $386 after tax.
Unless there's a particular characteristic you're looking for with the EF 50mm f/1.4 USM, consider the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM. It's much cheaper, doesn't have the fragile AF motor of the f/1.4, and honestly the f/1.4 performs pretty poorly wide open at f/1.4. At f/1.8 and above I feel (and many others do as well) that the 50mm f/1.8 actually outperforms it.

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