Holy Grail of natural light photography lenses

Yes, there is ONE lens that I believe if I were to dangle in front of my photography buddies over any other lens, they would fight for this!

I’ve never found one for sale before, but from what I can see, Samy’s Camera actually has “several” of these available!

I won’t be buying one soon because I already have a lens that’s only 2/3 of a stop slower… but, if I had an extra $4,750 sitting around, I might just jump at this. For any of you photo dweebs/friends of mine who are interested, here’s the link to where you can buy your very own 50 1.0 lens!!

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3 thoughts on “Holy Grail of natural light photography lenses”

  1. Hi Tim – I use the 85mm f1.2 on a full frame 5D which is a great lens if a little slow on autofocus and tricky on manual. I guess the 50mm on a smaller chip would give you the same thing allowing for the 1.6 x magnification on a 20D etc… I’m a UK photographer so we have to pay a whole lot more for our lenses than you guys do!

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