Fast Fifties: 5 Beautiful 50mm Primes That Are Niftier Than Most

There are some truly gorgeous 50mm primes on the market.

Thousands of photographers around the globe absolutely love 50mm primes, and for good reasons. These primes are incredibly versatile and great for many photography genres, including street, portraiture, documentary photography, and more. While you can get your hands on relatively inexpensive 50mm primes with decently fast apertures, the ones we’re looking at here today at the pick of the crop. After the break, we’re going to take a quick look at five ultra-fast 50mm primes that will allow you to work magic in low light situations and that will create beautiful bokeh.

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5 Premium 50mm Primes for Photographers Who Demand the Best

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When it comes to prime lenses, none are more celebrated than trusty nifty fifties. 50mm primes are loved by the masses thanks to their exceptional ability to comfortably shoot just about any genre you can think of. These versatile lenses are great for street photography, landscapes, portrait photography, event photography, wedding photography, documentary work, and more. The field of view from 50mm primes is also close to what most (but not all) people see with their own eyes. This is just one of the reasons why images shot with these lenses are so pleasing. However, not all 50mm primes are made equal. After the break, we’ll share five premium 50mm primes with you that will delight you image after image.

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Rain Or Shine, These Great 50mm Primes Will Be Fine

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If you need your photography gear to be tough and ready for anything, weather sealed lenses are a must. Fortunately, many lenses now feature weather sealing, as do many cameras. If you love the look that 50mm primes give you, these weather sealed options will be perfect for you. These five lenses will keep out the rain, the snow, blowing dust, and just about anything Mother Nature can throw your way. So, if you need a 50mm prime lens that can take on the elements, check out five of our favorites for the job after the break.

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