A&P If you had to get ONE of these..which would you get?

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Which prime?

  1. Thrifty fifty

    22 vote(s)
    64.7%
  2. 85 mang

    12 vote(s)
    35.3%
  1. Meat Popsicle

    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    Nikon 50mm f/1.8D

    Nikon 85mm f/1.8D

    This is for a D50.
     
  2. Meat Popsicle

    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    I can't decide. :run:
     
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    mobbarley Active Member

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    Depends on your current lens. I vote something ~28-35, but 50 is the closest :o
     
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    I have a 50mm f/1.4 prime for a Canon, love it.
     
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    all depends what you shoot
     
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    50 f/1 noctilux :naughty:
     
  9. Dwight Schrute

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    Depends on what focal length suits your style of photography better.
     
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    out of the two the 50 is the best bang for the buck...but i heart the shit out of my 85 1.8.
     
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    50

    85 might be too long in most cases. But if you're gonna be shooting portraits a lot, 85.
     
  12. SenenCito

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    85 its just sexy..
     
  13. Alt+F4

    Alt+F4 official OT hockey stud

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    Did you end up getting either? I'm gonna be getting the 50 1.8 this week. My baby's due in two weeks so I want to get the shallow DOF figured out by the time he gets here and I'm taking 500 shots a day of him.
     
  14. Meat Popsicle

    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    Nope.

    Haven't got either yet. :o
     
  15. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    Alt+F4 official OT hockey stud

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    Sniped an auction for the 50mm 1.8 last night :)
     
  17. Meat Popsicle

    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    How much?
     
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    $79 shipped (71 + 8). Hope it works on my D70...I kinda guessed :)
     
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    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    Damn nice price.
     
  20. Alt+F4

    Alt+F4 official OT hockey stud

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    The seller listed it as a film lens, so I think that shooed some people away, but I'm 99% sure it's the same one that will work on the D70. Kinda funny too, I missed out on a snipe the night before for $94, my wireless cut out as I was prepping to bid. Worked out pretty well.
     
  21. Meat Popsicle

    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    You might not have autofocus. :coolugh:
     

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