If You Don’t Own a 50mm Prime Lens, Go and Spend $50 Right Now

I own five lenses for my Nikon D600 and another five for my Olympus M1, covering a wide range but I enjoy the challenges of shooting with the lovely little Nikon 50mm more than all of the others. If you don’t have a Nifty Fifty”, do yourself a favour and pick one up and play around with it. And, if you’re coming with us to Lisbon next March, you definitely want to bring one with you!

If You Don’t Own a 50mm Prime Lens, Go and Spend $50 Right Now
Why would anyone spend $50 on a lens that’s almost certain to be soft, noisy, and slow to focus? Let me tell you: because it’s awesome. If you’re new to photography, have a tiny budget, or have never owned a prime lens and want to see what the fuss is about, this is where to start.