Cheap Photo: Nifty Fifties, The Best Bang For Your Buck

Any of you father out there looking to spend some of that gift money on a new lens for the kit? Today we are highlighting a selection of probably the best bang for your buck lenses around, the nifty fifty! These versatile prime lenses are dying to join your kit. Have a look after the break to see if one of these bad boys can be yours…

Spotlight: Nifty Fifties, The Best Bang For Your Buck

While lenses usually get better as far as image and build quality, as they get more expensive there are a few notable exceptions to that rule. One such exception is the nifty fifty, or 50mm F/1.8. These lenses are great all purpose lenses for street photography, portraits, anything really – and not only are they incredibly versatile, but the optical quality is on the better side of the spectrum, leading these killer choices to be some of the best bang for your buck choices around!

The Full Running List (Cameras, Lenses, Accessories, Education and More!)

Lenses

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Fujifilm X Pro 2 product images review (11 of 12)ISO 4001-50 sec at f - 2.8

Nikon

Canon

Sony

Fujifilm

Panasonic

  • There are currently no Panasonic lens savings we are aware of.

Olympus

Pentax

  • There are currently no Pentax lens savings we are aware of.

Sigma

  • Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 Sports DG APO OS HSM (Save $200): Get The Deal

 Tamron

Rokinon

Zeiss

Fujifilm X-Pro 2, 35mm F/2 WR

Canon

Nikon

Sony

Fujifilm

Panasonic

Olympus

Pentax

  • We are not currently aware of any Pentax camera deals

Samsung

Education, Software & Downloads

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Education & Tutorials

  • Dramatic Portrait Photography By Michael Grecco (Save $12): Get The Deal
  • HDR Photography Workshop (Save $30): Get The Deal
  • The Perfect Shot Bundle For Wedding Photography (Save $300): Get The Deal
  • BREED’s Shooting Fashion Photography On Location (Save $120): Get The Deal
  • The Photographer’s Workflow: A Guide To Post-Processing In Lightroom (Save $10): Get The Deal
  • Instagram Explosion: Photography Edition (Save $200): Get The Deal
  • Linsay Adler’s Guide to Creative Studio Lighting (Save $20): Get The Deal
  • Retouching Academy’s Master Dodge & Burn Video Course (Save $29): Get The Deal
  • DIY Food Photography Video Course (Save $9): Get The Deal

Software

Downloads

  • 75+ Email Templates For Every Photography Business (Save $110): Get The Deal
  • 40+ Creative Photoshop Actions For Portraits & Double Exposures (Save $68): Get The Deal
  • Symufa’s Photoshop Actions For Split Tone Color Editing (Save $18): Get The Deal

Accessories

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Western Digital My Passport Wireless review images (7 of 7)ISO 4001-160 sec at f - 2.8

 

Memory Cards

Tripods & Monopods & Heads

  • Benro GoTravel Tripod 2 (Save $245): Get The Deal
  • Manfrotto MKCOMPACTLT-BK Compact Tripod (Save $11): Get The Deal
  • Davis & Sanford TR553-P228 (Save $31): Get The Deal
  • Opteka GH1 Professional Heavy Duty Metal Gimbal (Save $49): Get the Deal

Monitors

  • Dell Ultra HD 4K Monitor P2415Q 24-Inch (Save $212): Get The Deal
  • Dell Ultra HD 5K Monitor UP2715K 27-Inch (Save $760): Get The Deal

Computers & Laptops

  • MS Surface Pro 4 – 256 GB, 8GB RAM, Intel i5 (Save ~$125): Get The Deal
  • MS Surface Pro 4 – 256 GB, 8GB RAM, Intel i7e (Save ~$225): Get the Deal
  • MS Surface Pro 4 – 256 GB, 16GB RAM, Intel i7e (Save ~$155): Get The Deal
  • MS Surface Pro 4 – 512 GB, 16GB RAM, Intel i7e (Save ~$205): Get The Deal
  • Dell XPS XPS9 13.3 Inch QHD+ Laptop (Save $210): Get The Deal

External Storage

Internal Storage

Lens Filters

Speedlights

  • Canon 600EX-RT (Save $80): Get The Deal
  • Altura Photo Professional Flash Kit for Nikon (Save $35): Get The Deal
  • Altura Photo Studio Pro Flash Kit for Canon, 2 Light Kit (Save $50): Get The Deal
  • Yongnuo YN560 IV Wireless Flash (Save $8): Get The Deal
  • Godox V860II-N 2.4G TTL Li-on Speedlite (Save $100): Get The Deal

Lighting & Studio

Misc

  • Sabrent USB 3.0 Super Speed Memory Card Reader (save $10): Get The Deal
  • Zonman Univeral Underwater Housing Case (Save $49): Get The Deal
  • Polaroid ZIP Mobile Printer (Save $30): Get The Deal
  • TerraMaster USB3.1 External Hard Drive Enclosure (Save $60): Get The Deal

Bags & Cases

Batteries

  • Wasabi for GoPro HERO4 – 4 Pack (~$49 savings over GoPro): Get The Deal
  • Wasabi for Canon LP-E6/LP-E6N (~$50 Savings over Canon): Get The Deal
  • DOT-01 Sony NP-FW50 – 4 Pack (~$205 Savings over Sony): Get The Deal
  • DOT-01 Fujifilm NP-W126 ( ~$56 Savings over Fuji): Get The Deal
  • Halcyon Panasonic BLF19 – 4 Pack ( ~$237 Savings over Panasonic): Get The Deal

Well, that is it for today’s Cheap Photo. Make sure and check back tomorrow for another Cheap Photo post with our complete (and up to date) running list all in one place. Have a great day and make sure to save some money!

Anthony Thurston

Anthony is a Portland, Oregon based Boudoir Photographer specializing in a dark, moody style that promotes female body positivity, empowerment, and sexuality. Besides The Phoblographer, he also reviews gear and produces his own educational content on his website.