How much should you spend on lenses? It’s often said that good glass is where you should invest your money in photography terms. However, with so many cheaper options out there, is that really the best use of resources? Certainly, you would expect a more expensive lens to be better, but just how much better is it, and is it worth the extra price tag?
In this video, Katelyn James puts two 50mm primes lenses head to head. She compares the Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L which costs $2099, with the Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM which retails at a mere $159. Let’s see how they stack up against each other using the Canon R6.