Nikkor 50mm Debate

Started Sep 22, 2012 | Discussions thread
rapick
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Re: Nikkor 50mm Debate
In reply to freddyNZ, Sep 24, 2012

freddyNZ wrote:

This article is good for a chuckle:
http://www.dxomark.com/index.php/Publications/DxOMark-Insights/F-stop-blues
it would be interesting to see that updated.
If it was me, I'd go out and get a Nikkor 50mm f1.8 D for $110.

If that wasn't adequate, sell it for a few dollars less than you paid, and come back with specific reasons why it wasn't good enough, the whole exercise will have cost almost nothing, but could have saved you quite a lot.

Indeed, the article is an amusing example of the 'measaturbation' type.

The fact is the poor 'stage photographer', due the increasing inclination of many artists to 'darkness' (maybe justified by the inreasing cost of electrical energy coupled with decreasing fund to 'independent' artistc expessions) has often to face something like this:

(Nikkor AF 50mm f/1.4 D used here)

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