A&P I was thinking about getting this lens for my D80

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    I have 1.8 and I love it, but it does have some color fringe. I heard that 1.4 does not have color fringe.
     
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    was that a constant thing or did it happen every now and then?
     
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    Constant thing, but it's especially noticeable when you do a portrait shot. If you do an action shot or whole body shot, it's not too noticeable. I paid around $90 for it. I can't complain at that price.
     
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    What about the 85mm 1.8? Anyone have that? Like it?
     
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    on a digital, I'd stick with 50mm, I'm always on the wlal with a 50mm, I can't imagine how far you'd be with a 85mm.

    and the price difference for the 1.4 I don't think it's worth it unless you really need 1.4

    a 35mm 1.8 I'd like that for indoors.
     
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    I have the 1.8 and it is a steller lens. I can post a picture from it if you'd like. I use it all the time for portraits, and low light settings like wedding receptions.
     
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    A 50 mm lens on the D80 is equiavalent to a 75 mm lens in 35mm format... What are you gonna do with that?

    You should get a 35 mm lens, or even 28 mm, instead... much more allround....

    Pardon my bad english btw.
     
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    Someone came into work and picked up a 24mm 1.4/L for his 5D, I got mad jealous.
     
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    I hear the 1.4 lens is nice. It'd be especially useful if you shoot in low-light a lot. :dunno:
     
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    yeah that would be awesome! I'm looking for all the input i can get
     
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    my brother actually told me the same thing. I already have the kit 18-135mm lens the D80 came with so i'm ok for telephoto..but i figured the 50mm 1.4 or 1.8 would be a great low light normal lens for everday shots :dunno:
     
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    What do you mean "what are you gonna do with that". You take pictures with it...at an 35mm equivalent 75mm. Every prime has limited flexibility in any given situation. The 50 just happens to be very cheap, fast, and sharp (especially for the price).
     
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    I have the D80, and got the 50mm yesterday...

    These are two of the first shots I took with it.


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    Needless to say, I LOVE it.
     
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    The Sigma 30mm 1.4 is a better choice IMO, although more expensive. The equivalent 50mm of the Sigma is more useful than the equivalent 75mm of the Nikkor.
     
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    Where do you go to see those cool frogs? Nice shots... are they poisonous?
     
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    They have a new frog exhibit at the Baltimore Aquarium. It's really cool.

    Neither of these frogs were poisonious, and to be honest, I forget where they're from...

    but thanks!
     

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