Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

Prime lens | Nikon F (FX) | 2137

Got this used Nikkor for €76. On D600 it produced great results in center, which I need the most for my use. f/2.2 totally useable and from f/4 on razor sharp. Don't mind about people complaining about it being cheaply made out plastic in China. It is a must for those who prefer lightweight good optics for low price. Highly recommended for everyone with Nikon camera with in-body AF motor! Thanks to its aperture ring it works very well on mirrorless bodies as manual focus lens. Perhaps the ...

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JoeyRoa
 

I really love at f8 for sharpness at a distance, all corners sharp! Come close at wide open you'll get a nice bokeh. Been using this lens for at least 5 months attached on my D5100 and gave me surprise. Below images are straight out from the camera no editing whatsoever. I don't care if it is a plastic made in China like other reviews said. At f/8... Riyadh Metro on going construction. Shot at nearly 50 meters far and 20 meters high. (sun was behind) At f/2.8 Close enough with CU +4 i think.. ...

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RaGa
 

I will give two and a half stars, no more. Glass maybe ok, but lens is full of plastic and most of all....MADE IN CHINA. Almost all the articles I have made in China were cheap, and didn't last...I was forced to buy them , because 20 same items in the stores I look for, all 20 were made in China, so, it was in a situation where I was told to myself...hey, is either this, or don't buy this article, but now days ,I am bypassing anything made in China and if I am in big need of that article, I ...

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MaxFury
 

Bad : Looks like crap when shooting wide open (f/1.8) Good : Very sharp at f/5.6 Good : Very cheep. Got it for €90. Bad : Is designed for Full Frame, which makes it a 75mm in DX Cameras.

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ktk8
 

I picked this up a few days ago to have a lighter fast prime to play with. (I love my 60mm micro, but it's quite a bit heavier!) I was being a distinct penny pincher and the price of this ($122) versus the f/1.8G ($252) was significant. (note: prices are in Australian dollars) Likes: Cheap, delightfully sharp, lightweight. Dislikes: It only comes with a front lens cap, no rear one. I can't speak for the technical side, but I find this lens fun to use. The AF on my D7000 is faster than with my ...

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scpalas
 

Who has a Nikon DSLR body,  should have this lens. Cheap, light weight, sharp, very fast, perfect quality.

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I've been using this lens in very different situations and it is a great one! LANDSCAPE Very sharp, great details, good colors and saturation. ARCHITECTURE Good job, even here very sharp and without any distortion (except very huge enlargements) STUDIO / PORTRAIT Very suitable even in portrait, even if bokeh is not at the top, it is much more better than any zoom (I have got the Nikon 28-70/2.8 and it cannot reach the 50/1.8 level) It soffers just in backlight, with sime flares and ghosts 4.5 ...

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Tripodman

Been using this cheap little lens since I bought  it for my old D200. Ok its a tad long on a DX for true one to one ratio but  it ends up as a really good jack of all trades.and can be used  for portraits without having to ram the camera in the sitters face, and for general day to day snapping , sharp across the apertures perhaps a little wonky on the edges at full but nothing PS cant deal with. For the price you will not buy a better lens, I also have a £3.75 lens invertor which as this has ...

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Super sharp, very quick, well made, lightweight, reasonably inexpensive. I use it on a DX camera so it acts as 75mm (effective), which is great for portraits. I get really nice bokeh at lower f/stops. I find it even sharper than much more expensive lenses and focuses twice as fast. One thing I wish it had is quick switch-to-manual focus like the 1.8g has. Other than that, Its an amazing prime lens for lowlight and portraiture (on DX). behaves fabulously indoors. For about 100 bucks, thats one ...

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I purchased this lens back when I had my Nikon D7100, and obviously the cost and the f/1.8 were very attractive. After having this lens for a while now, I can honestly say it's just mind-blowing! I believed it was something great on the D7100, well, on the D810 it's like an RPG-it just rocks! Now, you do have to realize that for the cost of this lens (I paid around ~$130) you get perhaps double or triple the worth in return for your money. Yes, it will not compete with 'Professional' lenses, ...

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