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Nikon 50mm 1.8


Gary_Macleod 11 159 Scotland
6 Feb 2009 7:05PM
I am thinking of buying the above lens and was just wanting to find out others opinions on it....

looking to do more shots of the kids and also challenge myself to do more with a fixed lens.

all advice opinions gratefully accepted

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User_Removed 11 17.9k 8 Norway
6 Feb 2009 7:22PM
Gary_Macleod 11 159 Scotland
6 Feb 2009 7:26PM
cheers will have a look
strokebloke Plus
6 481 17 England
6 Feb 2009 7:46PM
Hi, macspot.
I recently acquired a Nikon 50mm 1.8 prime lens from an eBay seller.
I had resevations about buying this way. [I'm relatively new to eBay purchase, as well as to photography]
However, it's been a spendid buy. I use it a lot & love using it.
It's precise: it's clear & so easy to use.

Go for it. You'll prob love it too. Smile
kaybee 11 4.3k 25 Scotland
6 Feb 2009 9:16PM
Super lens
6 Feb 2009 11:46PM
Great lens, check around for best price. I bought one about a year ago from an eBay shop in HongKong, 50 + 25 p&p. Right now I'm waiting for a Nikkor 70-300mm from another eBay shop in HongKong. This one is 79.99 post free. I'm hoping it's as good as the other one I bought.
I've got a Nikkor 50 mm f/1.8: it's cheap, it's easy to use and I really love it.
SuziBlue 12 16.2k 10 Scotland
22 Feb 2009 9:33PM
I've got the Canon version. It's my favourite lens EVAAH.

Smile
I stuck my Planar 50mm / f1.7 on my 139Q this afternoon for session trudging around my favourite site.

It was almost as if the sun had come out.

Well,......almost! Smile
jas
stolzy 9 3.8k 7
22 Feb 2009 11:10PM
For price/performance there's nothing to touch it.
Fishnet 11 5.0k 5 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 11:29PM
Ergh, this is the lens I am lusting after, off to cry in a corner.
StrayCat Plus
11 16.4k 2 Canada
22 Feb 2009 11:32PM
You're lusting???
Fishnet 11 5.0k 5 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2009 11:56PM
yes, I do it quite often.
May you have a long, lusting, relationship, then, Anna! Smile
Fishnet 11 5.0k 5 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2009 12:04AM
Oh that is one of your best Jas!! lol

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