Excerpt: I wanted a 50mm for landscapes and low light shooting.Before you buy this lens google Nikon 50mm 1.8 purple spot and you will find endless comments on why Nikon should recall this lens. With the lens anywhere near wide open you will end up with a purple spot in the center of your picture.
Summary: Many items are missing! No front or rear lens cap. I don't know how to store the lens without them. No cap keeper, either. The lens hood doesn't fit at all and doesn't look like as shown on the package.
I gave a 1star rating not because the lens is not a good lens, but because it does not work for ...
Deena Nock, Amazon
1 November 2014
Summary: This lens will NOT auto focus with the D3000. I purchased this particular lens and realized that I needed the 50mm f/1.8G. I gave a 1star rating not because the lens is not a good lens, but because it does not work for the d3000 body.
Summary: THIS LENS DOES NOT WORK WITH THE D3100! The KIT can be used but who would pay this much for a kit you could buy separately. I purchased this because I wanted the new lens and the bonus of having a kit sounded great.