Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D Prime Lens - Black
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But I have to reiterate - if you have a camera without an autofocus motor built into it (look it up if unsure), you probably don't want *THIS* 50mm lens, you want the AF-S 50mm one. I'm one of those people with a cheaper camera, no built in autofocus (Nikon D3100) and I bought this lens. It's a little tricky to get the hang of focusing every photo manually, but you get better with practice. When I bought this lens, it was all I could afford, which is why I got AF instead of the AF-S. However, I highly recommend saving up a little extra cash and going with the AF-S. I wish I would've done that. I plan on trading this one in for the AF-S very soon. It's tough when you go to edit your photos and realize half of them are out of focus because it's hard to see tiny details through your viewfinder. If you have a camera with autofocus built in, 100% get this lens though!!!
Regardless, this is a great little lens. Very sharp, and gives that nice creamy blurred background, even more so than my 35mm (which I also love). It's perfect for portraits! It can be tricky shooting indoors with it, if you don't have a ton of space to back up and get your subject in the frame. 35mm is a bit better for smaller indoor spaces. But this a wonderful lens and a staple for every photographer's kit.
That said, it's a great lens for not a lot of money for anyone looking to move beyond the 18-55.
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