Hmm found a real bargain lens whilst browsing in a camera store the other day, so on an impulse I splashed out. The 50mm focal length is a 'standard' lens on the full frame (film 35mm equivalent or FX format). Like the Nikkor 35mm f2 prime I have which, which is about equivalent in its effective focal length to a 50mm prime would be on a full frame camera (Nikon D3, D700 or a Canon 5D Mk II etc). That is its closest to what you see with your eyes for the D300. The 35mm f2 is tack sharp and has great bokeh too and has been on my camera a lot since I got it.
The 50mm 1.4 gives extremely sharp, crisp focus and is ideal for portraiture on the D300. It translates to a 75mm lens and is the similar in performance to an 85mm 1.4 of a full frame (FX) body. 1.4 maximum aperture means this is a very 'fast' lens and is great for very low light conditions and gives fantastic and pleasing bokeh (background blur). Maybe this will be new favourite, well see. See related concepts in this * POST *
Chinese Lucky Buddha Beer bottle, mmm contents was good too . . .
Peek a Boo Dog hiding and watching . . .
Nikon D300, Nikkor 50mm f1.4D @ ISO 200, 50mm f1.4, 1/250 sec
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