Do You Primarily Shoot with Zoom or Prime Lenses?

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Canon-Ef-50Mm-Lens-1Canon-Ef-24-105Mm-Lens-1Time for another dPS poll. This one is for DSLR users (which is the vast majority of our readers) and revolves around the type of lenses being used in our community.

Do You Primarily Shoot with Zoom or Prime Lenses?

A quick recap for those not familiar with prime lenses – in short they're a fixed focal length lens. Of course a zoom lens is one which you can…. well…. zoom. It is generally named with the range of its zoom.

For me – my primary lens is a zoom lens (24-105mm Canon) and the second most used lens in my bag is a prime lens – a 50mm f1.4 Canon lens (both are pictured above).

So which do you primarily shoot with?

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In comments feel free to expand on your answer and tell us about the most common lens that can be found on your DSLR.

Further Reading from the dPS Archives: Prime vs Zoom lenses – which are best?

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Do You Primarily Shoot with Zoom or Prime Lenses?


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