Nikkor 50mm f/1.8 + d90?

Started Feb 5, 2009 | Discussions thread
karl boyle
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Re: Nikkor 50mm f/1.8 + d90?
In reply to ilovegadgets, Feb 6, 2009

ilovegadgets wrote:

I'm considering purchasing a Nikkor 50mm f/1.8 for photographing my
18 month old daughter and an imminent baby! Thought this lens would
be a good choice for indoor, even outdoor in low/poor lighting etc.
Thing is I can't find anywhere in the UK with stock at a sensible
price!
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Shooting indoors with a 50mm has it's limitations. You will have to use shallow depth of field and inferior higher ISOs and there is a strong possibility you still won't have the proper shutter speeds to freeze your child in motion. I suggest you invest in any good flash and bounce of the ceiling. You still will get reatively natural images with good DOF and better freezing of motion. And you can ltrigger any of the flashes off the camera, so weight won't be an issue either.

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Regards, Fatboy

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