Nikon 50mm 1.4D

The Nikon 50mm 1.4D autofocus prime lens is a widely used autofocus lens in photography. It delivers distortion-free, high-contrast images with superb resolution and color rendition. With a maximum aperture of f/1.4 it is fast enough for shooting in just about any type of light.

Weighing only 9.0 oz, it is easy to carry with you. It’s an ideal first lens; perfect for full-length portraits, travel photography or any type of available-light shooting. It accepts 52mm filters. B&H Photo sells two versions of this popular lens: 1. Made in USA for $320, and an Imported one for $289.


Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G

I have been shopping around for a prime lens for my Nikkon D90. I was looking at the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G. It’s super fast and it works great in low light. It’s a great walk around lens as well. In addition, it also takes great portraits and landscapes. You can find a find several reviews of the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G at

Testfreaks is a great site if you are doing comparison shopping. They collect product information and reviews from several thousand sources. You can practically find any electronic product you want at testfreak.

So, I’ve been reading hundreds of product and user reviews of the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G. Testfreak rates it at 9.4. The cheapest price is $429 at Amazons. Maybe one day, I’ll make the bold move to purchase this piece of glass. At the moment, I’m still using my 18-200mm VR lens, but I can’t wait to work with a 1.4 50mm prime lens.

In the meantime, it’s cold and rainy in Northern California. What happened to Spring?