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Old 10-16-2012, 01:00 PM   #9688
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Originally Posted by Jive Turkey View Post
i had the 50mm for a little while and hated it becuase of hte focal length, then got a 35mm 1.8....looks liek i need to get the 50mm. too but does anyone know of a good affordable 85+mm lens thats atleast 2.0 for nikon d5000? i'm tired of my 35mm and need something more substantial.
Pretty much zero reason NOT to get the 50mm 1.8, as it costs literally around $100. Best lens value ever I think.

For an 85mm, the best bang-for-buck seems to be the Nikon 85mm f1.8 G. It has no aperture ring however if that's something you require.

The Nikon 105mm F2.0 AF DC Lens is also something I've used extensively and while pricey, is absolutely amazing.
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