"Easiest" camera for kids and bokeh?

Started Nov 10, 2012 | Discussions thread
Leonard Migliore
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Or maybe a 35

trekkeruss wrote:

Adorama has the factory refurbished Nikon D5100 with the 18-55mm kit lens for just $424:


To get a shallow depth of field more easily, you could get the 50mm f/1.8 lens for about $220.

The D5100 is a good choice, and the 50 f/1.8 would certainly allow you to do selective focus. But for kids indoors, I'd go with the similarly-priced 35mm f/1.8 because the 50mm is kind of tight and you end up backing up into the wall.

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