Why a 50mm lens is the standard SLR lens?

Answer Because it's an accurate representation of what your eyes see. There are some people who don't like 50mm lenses simply because they have to foot zoom but the quality is totally worth the effort

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Is having both a 50mm lens and a 50mm macro lens redundant?

How important is macro photography to you? Is it so important you want an expensive dedicated macro lens? Are you a pro or a hobbyist? I assume hobbyist or you wouldn’t be asking this question. A... Read More »

Should you buy a Nikon 50mm f 1 4 lens for your D200 camera you have a 18-200mm vr lens on it now?

Yes. Or the new AF-s 35mm f1.8 and the 50mm f1.8 for about the same price as the 50mm f1.4. A good lens mostly and a wide range, my 18-200mm is slow and a little soft in low light and a little dist... Read More »

Wedding Photography using Nikon D90 and kit lens plus 50mm f1.8 prime lens and SB600 flash.?

Ouch, ouch, ouch!This is probably not the answer you want to hear, but I'd appreciate that you read through it and consider it very seriously (it took me some time to type it after all)... Then you... Read More »

Canon - EF 35mm f/2 Wide-Angle Lens vs 50mm f/1.8 lens?

The 35mm lens has been long considered to be the beginning of the wide angle region. In the 35mm SLR days it was definitely considered a wide angle lens. This distinction is still valid today, rega... Read More »