A&P so im getting pretty bored of the stock d50 lens...

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  1. Damnation

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    whats a good beginner/relatively cheap lens that you guys would suggest?

    thanks
     
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    whats boring you about it? What would you like to be able to do?

    do you want to replace it, or add to your range?
     
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    add to my range mostly. a zoom lens would be awesome but those are $$$$ so i'll need to wait a little before picking one up
     
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    The new 35 1.8 should be a great fit on the D50 and any crop lens. They just started shipping out too in the last few days!
     
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    absolutely this.

    or the 70-300 VR
     
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    lol thats out of my price range :o

    where can i find purchase links for the 35 1.8? i saw the nikon review about it but no purchase...
     
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    im running out of fun places to photograph too :(
    ffffuuuuuu
     
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    The 50 f/1.8 will hold you over for a while. was the second lens i got and i still love it. plus it's inexpensive.
     
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    if you're just looking for more reach, and aren't looking for low light fast glass consider the 70-300VR as mentioned, the 18-200VR:hsugh: (call Ken Rockwell) or even the 18-135.

    They're all variable aperture lenses and should not be considered for anything other than outdoor shooting.
     
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    have any sample pics? :hs:
     
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    took this a while ago

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    link on where to purchase? :hs:

    i cant find it anywhere
     
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    200 is a damned good price for a fast prime with AF-S
     
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    do you guys think the price will raise sometime soon? could i wait a little to buy it or should i bite thebullet and get it now?

    low cash flow :sad2:
     
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    It seems like they are going up in price. At least the cheaper alternative to the 50mm f/1.4.

    I got the 1.8 for about $140 shipped and everyone was saying something along the lines of it being more expensive than before. A higher demand perhaps? :dunno:
     
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    prices now should be stable, there was an increase Feb 1. Supposedly had to do with the weak dollar against the yen, but apparently even Japan prices went up:dunno:

    the 50/1.8 was part of that price increase, the 35/1.8 is a brand new lens and should remain at that price.
     
  21. Tamron 17-50
    Tokina 11-16
    Sigma 10-20

    Are a few that come to mind... :dunno:
     

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