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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

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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Overall 6
6.0

Unsteady lens

jundar, B&H Photo
11 February 2013
  • Excerpt: I tested this lens and compared with manual Nikkor 50mm 1/1.8 AI. The new lens is opticaly good, both has nice bohem, but the old one is sharper, has better construction and a much sturdier. This lens are unsteady and probably no for intensive use. If AF is not neccesary for you, buy used AI lens for less and you will not be dissapointed. I would not buy it again. The B&H customer service is avesome!
  • Pros: Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
  • Cons: Unsteady
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