the verdict on f/1.4...


Ended up having a friend tell me about a Nikon FG-20 that his parents had for sale locally. Since this was the model of camera that I first bought when I was in the 7th grade, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to own this camera again. The shutter button on my original camera broke a few years back when I was on a trip and I that was when I bought my Leica M6. One thing that I had forgotten was why I decided to stop buying lenses that stop down to f/1.4. I had bought the Nikon 50mm f/1.4 right before the shutter button broke and never really got to try it out much. It produces beautiful photos, when you can get the focus right. The last part is becoming harder for me as my eyes age. That is why I've pretty much stayed with f/2.0 and above on my Canon and Leica lenses. With my first roll in the Nikon, I decided to shoot mostly on f/1.4 to see how I would do. Well, the proof is in the photos (most of them anyway).  I need to stick with f/2.0 and above...

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