Originally Posted by robbowal
If you are on a budget look into getting a good 50mm prime (f1.2 or f1.4 if the budget wont strech to the 1.2) and some macro extender tubes (that way you will have the best of both worlds without too much of the cost of buying two lenses)
gimp is very good seeing as its free!
Just some frendly advise from the canon camp
I'm all about friendly advice. I just don't like the brand bashing from fanboys!
Is prime the brand of the lens? And I'm guessing that the f1.2 is just a higher quality model over the f1.4?