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05-28-2018, 07:17 AM - 1 Like   #1
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First AF Prime!

So, I saw on the forums that KEH was having a sale. Having just sold off a few lenses for the precise purpose of getting an SMCP-DA 50mm 1.8, I checked it out, and managed to get one in nearly-new condition for $89 with shipping. I am very excited to try this because it is my first AF prime, want to do some portraits, and etc.

I have several other 50s and a 55 (-M 1.7, and two Taks), which are excellent, but between focus time and adapters, can take time to use.

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QuoteOriginally posted by jawats Quote
So, I saw on the forums that KEH was having a sale. Having just sold off a few lenses for the precise purpose of getting an SMCP-DA 50mm 1.8, I checked it out, and managed to get one in nearly-new condition for $89 with shipping. I am very excited to try this because it is my first AF prime, want to do some portraits, and etc.

I have several other 50s and a 55 (-M 1.7, and two Taks), which are excellent, but between focus time and adapters, can take time to use.


congrats!

when will she arrive?
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congrats!

when will she arrive?
Sometime this week or early next.
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Sometime this week or early next.
coolness - you know what they say; 'pics or it didn't happen'....

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If you like the 50mm focal length on APSC you are going to be very happy. Mine is super sharp but underused since my most used 50mm is my FA Macro. Enjoy and post images in the newest acquisitions thread under the general talk forum.
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coolness - you know what they say; 'pics or it didn't happen'....
Well, it arrived today. Here are a couple I took with it.
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You can already see that at 1.8 your depth of field is pretty thin! Nice first shots though.
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