AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G

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This updated classic with a fast maximum aperture is ideal for everyday shooting, perfect in low lighting situations and great for producing images with beautiful background blur (Bokeh).
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  • 5

    Best Lens Love it!

    Posted by CanadianArchivist on July 14, 2018

    I purchased this lens a few months ago. The best purchase I made. . I can´t put it down. I put two other lenses aside in my bag because I like the images so much. The images are very sharp where I want them to be. The subjects look great. I´m using this lens on a D3400. Because I like this so much my next lens will also be a prime FX.

    Buy it if you haven´t. I recommend this lens.

  • 5

    Fantastic lens, fantastic price!

    Posted by ZachEisenbraun on June 25, 2018

    This lens is incredibly sharp and with the f 1.8 aperture, gives you a narrow d.o.f. Works great with my D3400, even though it´s a crop sensor camera. I highly recommend this lens for anybody at any experience level.

  • 5

    Perfect go-to lens!

    Posted by GJ Thomson on June 11, 2018

    I was a hardcore landscape photographer and didn´t really have interest in portrait photography, but I decided that I needed another lens and bought this one. It wasn´t long before I was booking portrait gigs! This lens has paid for itself 20x over! I was recently thinking of getting the new Sigma 50MM 1.4 Art lens, but I´m not sure it would be able to replace my Nikon *Nifty Fifty*
    Highly recommend! I shoot with a D750 and only have 2 other lenses - Nikkor 28-300 (Swiss Army knife of lenses) and a Sigma 12-24 (Another great lens for the price!

  • 5

    Great features in a small package!

    Posted by Azhar on June 1, 2018

    This is a great cheap lens ,,,,,for portrait. i would recommend it to all new photographers

  • 5

    Awesome lens!

    Posted by Charlietilapa on January 29, 2018

    I was surprised the first shot I took with this. it came out amazing !!

  • 5

    Low Light

    Posted by Brandon on November 27, 2017

    This is an amazing lens. I bought and received a refurbished version of this lens shortly before going on a trip. I read great reviews about this lens being used in low light situations. This lens is great for low light photos! It´s very sharp and it focuses fast, and the bokeh is amazing at f/1.8!

    Very happy that I bought this lens!

  • 4

    Most handy lens for travel photography and portraits

    Posted by Mahitha on November 24, 2017

    I have been using this lens for more than 5 years and i didnt enjoyed a lens like this in travel and portrait photography.

  • 5

    Excellent when on the go!

    Posted by Sanfermines on August 19, 2017

    Had to pick up a replacement lens while in Spain. Bought it for low light use and was surprised at how good this compact lens turned out in everyday use.

  • 3

    I would give this lense 3.5-4, is this for a low light mainly (aperture 1.8)?Colours too flat.

    Posted by ferdie on August 7, 2017

    Although it´s pretty sharp in my opinion, the main good feature is the ability to isolate object from the background. That part is lovable and for the portraits and objects e.t.c. works well with no supersensitivity meaning a bit of handshake is still tolerable without a tripod. The bad part is the light and colours esp. the water and sky background. I find the some of the pics too flat, almost greyish. Need extra punch or maybe shooting in 1 stop vivid, different exposure; not sure, it´s just the blue comes out grey, the skin tones pale.. I am trying to use f2.8, will try a bit higher f3.5, but than- what is the point of having a big aperture feature. The bokheh is all right. Too much light on sensor? Who knows! I would like to get bright colours all year around, in bright sun or low light situation. If somebody can help, Please!!