I said it often and I say it again: go for glass, then for the body.
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This image was taken with the very affordable nifty fifty lens from Canon (see the tech data below for details). She makes a really nice bokeh for the price and is a prime lens you really want to have in your bag.
I took this image about a year ago at the zoo.
Here are some technical data of this shot for you:
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