Joshua Westbrook , Sep 23, 2012; 04:43 p.m.
I use both, and find the 50mm had a crop factor which makes it 85mm in digital. so for portrait work I would pick the 35mm, but 50mm works too. I found I get a good head and shoulders shot with my 50mm from about 5 feet away if that helps. glad to hear you are a fan of prime lenses. cant beat them