Which 50 do you like on FX and why?

Started Feb 23, 2013 | Discussions thread
moving_comfort
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Re: Which 50 do you like on FX and why?
In reply to anotherMike, Feb 23, 2013

anotherMike wrote:

50/1.8G, because it's the *only* Nikon AF 50 that actually is usable at F/2 on a D800E.

(I've had all the others, all now sold)

-m

The only one?  

My 50 1.8D gets used a lot at f/1.8 and f/2.  Here it is wide-open, with crop.  I deem this usable:

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Crop:

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The G is probably a better lens overall even considering it's increased distortion over the D, but it's going too far to say nothing else is 'usable' at f/2, IMO.

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