As usual with any new gear, today I brought the new 50mm out for a field test. All I can say is WOW! The lens is so fast, that even Sarah could not achieve escape velocity:
At ISO 200 and F1.8, the shutter speed was a whopping 1/2000! Even Sarah was not fast enough.
The fast one was subdued.
Pictures taken at the Coventry Memorial Park.
Pictures taken in front of the Coventry University
Larger versions of the pictures and slideshow in my picasa web album.