In the shots below, I was shooting between shrubs along a trail looking out onto a field of Cattails. The 24mm lens would have shown some of that foreground clutter which would have needed to be cropped out. Sure, a 24-70mm zoom would provide the needed flexibility in a single lens but Canon's 24-70mm f/2.8L USM lens weighs almost three pounds while the 50mm and 24mm STM lenses together weigh 10 ounces. And, since the STM lenses are so
These are all five image handheld bracketed shots at +/- 1EV processed with Photomatix Essentials 4.0.