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8.5 out of 10

Nikon 50mm f/1.8D AF Nikkor

The Nikkor 50mm is a compact and lightweight prime lens (fixed f Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Nikon 50mm f/1.8D AF Nikkor

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Overall 6
6.0

Light, compact, not super sharp at 1.8

Andreas Kröger, B&H Photo
19 January 2015
  • Excerpt: It's a good lens: small, light, compact. And cheap! I'm using it on a fuji with an adapter and it fits the camera nicely, creating a nice 75mm equivalent. I'm happy with it. If it was sharper I'd love it.
  • Pros: Lightweight
  • Cons: Not Super Sharp Wide Open
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Overall 6
6.0

Awesome lens

Cara G, B&H Photo
29 September 2014
  • Excerpt: I love this lens! But if you are a newbie , like myself the 50 mm 1.8f may be better for you because it has the manual option. Again quality is great, but I need to learn to shoot better with it!
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Lightweight
  • Cons: Blurry Focus
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Overall 6
6.0

it's sharp but. .

photag216, B&H Photo
14 August 2014
  • Excerpt: The 50mm 1.8D lens from Nikon is a pretty sharp lens. The price is obviously VERY nice. It was the first Nikon lens I ever bought when I switched to Nikon several years ago. I thought it was a pretty nice lens, but since then, I have purchased the 105mm 2.8G VR Micro-Nikkor, and the 70-200mm 2.8G VRII, and have used the 24-70 and the 14-24 f/2.8G lenses, and I gotta say . . after using those beautiful lenses, you can really see what is wrong with the 50 1.8D.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Sharp
  • Cons: Badly Made, Chromatic aberation, Difficult to Clean, Loud focusing, Slow Focus, Tough To Attach, Unattractive Bokeh, Weak Casing
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Overall 6
6.0

fast to focus and good price but...

Brian, B&H Photo
1 August 2014
  • Excerpt: I got this as a portrait lens to start out with. And it's a good lens. However at large apertures the chromatic aberration is pretty bad. Other than that it's ok.
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Overall 6
6.0

Autofocus on D3200 NOT supported

Karen~~~, Adorama
28 March 2014
  • Excerpt: Just rec'd this lens after CAREFULLY reading entire description and I have a Nikon D3200 --- I checked other sites and see that auto focus is NOT supported and this was not noted in the description : ***About the Nikon 50mm F/1.8This compact and fast, f/1.8 lens is versatile and perfect for travel and portrait pictures as well as general photography.
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice Lens

Andres, B&H Photo
15 December 2013
  • Excerpt: It is a pretty nice lens but it doesn't work with all it's options with a Nikon d3100.
  • Pros: Strong Construction
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Overall 6
6.0

50mm lens

julian, Amazon
29 August 2013
  • Summary: It takes really nice and sharp pics. I like that the diafragma can be handle from the body and not from the lens. Its ok for the price!
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Overall 6
6.0

Great for photographers on a budget

dany, B&H Photo
21 May 2013
  • Excerpt: I've had the lens for a week now and have captured some excellent images on my d7000. Very clear, very light, and affordable. The lens is a bit 'plasticy' and autofocus noise is noticeable but not necessarily a negative in my opinion. As a student with a very limited budget I am very happy with the lens.
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Overall 6
6.0

low-cost lens with low-cost results

mik, B&H Photo
11 April 2013
  • Excerpt: this is an ok lens, and that is about all. it focuses quickly, and at 1.8 is nice and fast. it is a great, small, walking-around / photojournalistic lens, but the contrast is horribly low and the ghosting is pretty pronounced. for a semi-disposable lens to just grab moments and not get in your way, it is great. just do not try to use it for high-quality prints.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Good in low light, Lightweight
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Overall 6
6.0

It's a Good Lens

Holly, B&H Photo
12 February 2013
  • Excerpt: This is my first 50mm lens and I have used it a couple of times to shoot portrait, macro, and street scenes. When I use the lens correctly, I am happy with the results. The only thing I noticed is that the focus seems to be a bit slow. If I had a bigger budget, I would go for the higher quality lens but for this price, the lens is very good.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
  • Cons: Slow Focus
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