Pentax smc DA 50mm F1.8

Announced May 21, 2012 •
Prime lens | Pentax KAF | 22177

You'll often see photography beginners being told that the first lens they should get beyond the kit lens is the so-called "nifty 50." Cheap, good image quality, and fast aperture, and supposedly provides a "normal field of view" that is close to what us humans can see with our eyes. What's not to like? Well, it turns out it isn't nearly as nifty as advertised on APS-C cameras. 50mm on APS-C is equivalent to about 75mm on a full frame camera. Great for taking portraits, but it is much too narrow

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