50mm Focal Length: Weekly Photography Challenge


7We’ve written many times about why we like 50mm lenses here on dPS (for example here, here and here) and every time we do we get a heap of readers telling us that they love them too.

So this week your photographic challenge is to take and share an image taken with a 50mmm lens (or if you don’t have one – taken at around the 50mm mark on your zoom lens).

Feel free to take any kind of photo – just make sure you’re shooting at 50mm!

Once you’ve taken your 50mm photo upload it to your favourite photo sharing site either share a link to them even better – embed them in the comments using the our new tool to do so.

If you tag your photos on Flickr, Instagram, Twitter or other sites with Tagging tag them as #DPS50mm to help others find them. Linking back to this page might also help others know what you’re doing so that they can share in the fun.

Also – don’t forget to check out some of the great shots posted in last weeks Low Light challenge – there were some great shots submitted.

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Darren Rowse is the editor and founder of Digital Photography School and SnapnDeals. He lives in Melbourne Australia and is also the editor of the ProBlogger Blog Tips. Follow him on Instagram, on Twitter at @digitalPS or on Google+.

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  • Emily Miller August 3, 2013 12:57 pm


  • Nissa July 13, 2013 02:52 am

    Taken with my Nikon d80. I love my 50mm for just about everything, but especially portraits.

    [eimg url='https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=150980245089074&set=pb.144571905729908.-2207520000.1373647753.&type=3&theater' title='photo.php?fbid=150980245089074&set=pb.144571905729908.-2207520000.1373647753.&type=3&theater']

    More here: http://gadboisfamily.com/2013/06/14/portraits/

  • B. Viswanath July 12, 2013 09:15 pm

    Taken with my Nikon D3100 with f/5.6 and shutter speed of 2s.


  • B. Viswanath July 12, 2013 12:39 am


    Picture taken with 50mm zoom on my Nikon D3100, f/5.6, shutter speed of 2s.

  • Davide July 11, 2013 08:55 pm

    "I Am What I Am", Canon 450D, 50mm 1.8 Lens.


  • Gerard Dupczak July 9, 2013 10:20 pm


  • Gerard Dupczak July 9, 2013 10:19 pm

    I recently acquired a 50mm lens. I had one on my first SLR almost 35 years ago. Need to familiarize myself with it again

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/91791796@N05/9242016382/' title='Too Close' url='http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5448/9242016382_2293c2166b.jpg']

  • Arpad Varga July 9, 2013 07:11 pm

    Two candidates :)


  • K. B. Jothady July 9, 2013 02:37 am

    I use a Nikon D60 which has a 1.6 factor due to its sensor size. My question is, on my 18-55mm lens, do I use setting of 30mm which will take effective focal length to about 50mm (30x1.6=48) or do I set it on 50mm which will make it effectively 80mm (50x1.6=80)?

  • D_Miller July 8, 2013 01:13 am

    Dusted off the 50mm which is a favorite lens actually and got my old man while he was guarding the yard =).

  • Gaurav July 8, 2013 12:20 am


  • Andrii July 7, 2013 02:43 pm

    I like it for compact size and good low light capabilities.


  • Marion July 7, 2013 12:23 pm

    I loved the contrast of the deep red and black against the wood grain of the bench.

  • Ted McNicol July 7, 2013 11:22 am

    I concentrated on displaying the great depth of field advantages of an f1.8 lens. I've only had it for a month so any feedback/suggestions are appreciated.

  • blueb3ll July 7, 2013 03:51 am

    I don't have a 50 mm lens, so this is taken with my zoom lens at x2 which should equal 53 mm


  • Stephen Pelletier July 7, 2013 03:07 am

    Oops. Another from the same set.

  • Stephen Pelletier July 7, 2013 02:17 am

    One of my daughter's vintage cameras.

  • Rafael Reynolds July 6, 2013 09:08 pm

    Shot this with my nikon 50mm f/1.4 at 2.0 aperture in my home studio.

  • Barb Aiken July 6, 2013 01:38 pm


    These were taken during my recent trip to Memphis. My daughter and I just recently bought 50mm lenses for our Olympus cameras! We had a blast!

  • Christine July 6, 2013 09:35 am

    The 50mm is my new go to lens. I'm in love with it! I just snapped this one of my daughter yesterday as we walked to the local 4th of July carnival! She was so excited.


  • Virgilio July 6, 2013 07:07 am


  • Virgilio July 6, 2013 07:05 am

    Picture taken with my Canon 60D 50mm


  • Lily July 6, 2013 03:58 am

    I don't have a 50mm, I have a Sigma 30mm.
    Took the following with Canon 60D:

  • Charles Brown July 6, 2013 01:03 am

    I loves me some 50mm. Here's an oldie.


  • tracey reinke July 6, 2013 12:41 am

    4th of July Dessert!

    1. http://www.flickr.com/photos/94133634@N04/9216845048/

    2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/94133634@N04/9216877752/

  • Ashley July 5, 2013 11:13 pm

    my super model

  • Nicolette July 5, 2013 08:54 pm


  • zeiyad July 5, 2013 08:26 pm

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8213/8402521283_115bc95899_m.jpg last winter

    Camera Sony SLT-A77V
    Exposure 0.006 sec (1/160)
    Aperture f/5.0
    Focal Length 50 mm
    ISO Speed 200
    Max Aperture Value 1.8
    Metering Mode Center-weighted average
    Lens Info 50mm f/1.8
    Lens Model DT 50mm F1.8 SAM

  • zeiyad July 5, 2013 08:21 pm


    Camera Sony SLT-A77V
    Exposure 0.013 sec (1/80)
    Aperture f/9.0
    Focal Length 50 mm
    ISO Speed 250
    Aperture-priority AE
    Max Aperture Value 1.8
    Lens Info 50mm f/1.8
    Lens Model DT 50mm F1.8 SAM

  • paul July 5, 2013 06:16 pm

    Here is one i took the other week when out with my new / old favourite lens old favourite lens, because i got rid of my 1.4 (stupidly) to drop down to just 2 lenses, i now have 3 again.... http://www.flickr.com/photos/chippytea1/9150838109/in/photostream/

  • Paul Lewis July 5, 2013 04:31 pm


  • Paul Lewis July 5, 2013 04:31 pm

    A lowlight shot of the town hall door at approx 50mm

  • Nicolette July 5, 2013 07:54 am

    Hey everyone!
    This is a bunch of firsts for me, but I thought I'd take a shot (my first photo pun). First time learning how to take proper pictures, with my own (first) DSLR, with my first Flickr account to upload it here, and my first time showing one of my pictures on this site. Hope I did this right.
    (And sorry if this shows up multiple times. I couldn't seem to embed the pic in the comment.)


  • Vanita July 5, 2013 05:13 am

    Insect on a flower


  • Vanita July 5, 2013 05:12 am

    Cherry Blossoms in DC

    1. http://www.flickr.com/photos/saiyyam/8647719532/

    2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/saiyyam/7004874397/

    3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/saiyyam/6845583924/

  • Vanita July 5, 2013 05:10 am

    Butterfly in Arizona!


  • Chanique July 5, 2013 05:03 am


  • Gary Kueppers July 5, 2013 04:45 am

    I have a question about the emails with the Weekly Challenge. I received my email at 11am on July 4th. When I opened it at 11:34am on July 4th, I found over 100 replies to the challenge, with dates starting on June 29th.

    What happened to cause this? Is the Weekly Challenge started a week earlier in Australia or other parts of the world? I don't quite understand this. Please explain.

    Thanks for a wonderful service of this weekly newsletter! I enjoy it very much and am learning a lot from it!

    Gary Kueppers

  • Nicolette July 5, 2013 03:28 am

    Hey everyone!
    This is a bunch of firsts for me, but I thought I'd take a shot (my first photo pun). First time learning how to take proper pictures, with my own (first) DSLR, with my first Flickr account to upload it here, and my first time showing one of my pictures on this site. Hope I did this right.
    (And sorry if this shows up multiple times. I can't seem to embed the pic in the comment.)


  • Marcelo July 5, 2013 02:40 am

    Taken with canon 60D - 50mm f /1.4


  • Ty July 5, 2013 02:37 am

    Isn't 50mm FX about the same as using 35mm on DX?

  • ray July 5, 2013 02:33 am


    My friend Melissa

  • steve corey July 5, 2013 02:32 am



  • Frank Kuypers July 5, 2013 01:38 am

    Question though.... 50mm for a 4/3 camera or a DX or a...etc is not the same per say. So what is the real reference here for 50mm ( 35mm?)

  • Nick July 4, 2013 11:25 pm

    canon 50d with my trusty 50mm which stays attached more than anything else it seems


  • Erika July 4, 2013 09:34 pm


    (Apologies if this appears repeatedly.)

  • Paul Lewis July 4, 2013 05:09 pm

    "St Brelade's Bay Boats"

    This is a shot of St Brelades Bay, Jersey at 50mm (Equiv)


  • Paul Lewis July 4, 2013 04:36 pm

    "Don't Feed The Peacocks"

    Since the Olympus Pen Series has a crop factor of x2 I'm shooting at 50mm to keep a level playing field.
    This shot was taken at dusk in the Green Lanes of Jersey.


  • Erika July 4, 2013 12:23 pm

  • malcolm ross July 4, 2013 05:32 am

    First time out with a fifty love it.

  • EP Starling July 4, 2013 05:16 am

    These caterpillar images were taken using my 50mm prime lens: http://sterlingstarling.wordpress.com/2013/07/03/the-hungry-caterpillars/

    Discerning eyes, however, will probably recognize that I have attached to them my close-up adapters, so I guess it may be "cheating" a little! Nonetheless, I hope you enjoy them!

  • Jarl André Hübenthal July 4, 2013 04:37 am


  • Paranjay Dutt July 4, 2013 04:10 am

    Shot in Bengaluru, India using a 50 f/1.4 on an EOS 1000D.

  • Peter July 4, 2013 01:25 am

    Nikon FE, HP 5+ 400, f/4, 50mm.

  • Denys July 3, 2013 11:53 pm


  • Roy Vieth July 3, 2013 07:16 pm

    An Aurora Australis taken with with my 50mm f/1.4 lens - 20 second exposure, f/2, ISO 500.


    For a larger version and more images -

  • vipul July 3, 2013 03:35 pm

    One of my first assignment with 50mm.

  • NaveenKumar July 3, 2013 03:23 pm

    Here is one of my fav shot with Canon A-1 & Canon 50mm 1.4

  • Sreejith Prakash July 3, 2013 03:05 pm

    50mm is one of the best lens that one should have. I love the quality of the pictures that it makes. Its really sharp and great value for money. This is one of the shot I got during a band's concert.


    and its also great to in reverse lens for macro shots !

  • KR Waleed July 3, 2013 03:02 pm


  • KR Waleed July 3, 2013 02:59 pm


  • Akhil Pawar July 3, 2013 02:33 pm

    I regularly shoot portraits with a 50mm, here are a few of them





    and an impromptu shot at the local CCD

  • Nur Atikah Binti Rashidan July 3, 2013 02:08 pm

  • Raymund Lastierre July 3, 2013 12:20 pm


  • Miranda July 3, 2013 10:36 am

    I love my nifty 50!


  • YuJenShih July 3, 2013 09:38 am

    1DX, 50L

  • Rassu July 3, 2013 08:52 am

    Taken with Nikon d800 50mm f/1.8

  • Holly Wing July 3, 2013 06:42 am

    Canon EF 50mm 1.8f lens on my Canon EOS650D body - brilliant in low light at gigs!


  • ALbert July 3, 2013 06:36 am

    So if I want to submit pics with my sigma 30mm 1:1.4 on a canon 60D which has the cropped sensor and with this lens it calculates to an exact 50mm. Is this acceptable? This is why I bought this lens. Canon doesn't even make an exact equivalent And FYI, I love this lens

  • Holly Wing July 3, 2013 06:18 am

    Taken with my Canon EF 50mm 1.8f lens on my Canon EOS 650D - love this lens for low light shooting!
    (especially when you know the band and have stage access during gigs!)



  • Marco Venturin July 3, 2013 06:10 am

    This is the photo number 42 of my project with the 50mm entitled "50x50", a photo a day for 50 days with the 50mm.

  • DyaDyo Sadim July 3, 2013 05:18 am

  • Rajeev Raj July 3, 2013 04:39 am

    landscape with a 50mm http://500px.com/photo/36759256

  • brian huang July 3, 2013 04:20 am

    Taken with Canon 5d Mark II + 50mm f/1.2L in Taipei, Taiwan


  • Dhiraj July 3, 2013 04:13 am

    Facebook page if you like Nikon 50mm f/1.4 AF-S,


  • Biju Chandroth July 3, 2013 04:05 am


  • Pierre-Étienne Vachon July 3, 2013 03:43 am

    A for effort http://500px.com/photo/26015325

  • Arpan Ganguli July 3, 2013 03:42 am


  • ashish July 3, 2013 03:35 am


  • RameshPutta July 3, 2013 01:55 am


  • Tom July 3, 2013 12:49 am

    Shot a dog with my new 50mm 1.8

  • Sandeep July 2, 2013 08:08 pm

    India Gate - Taken with my Nikon D5200 18-55mm lens at 55mm


  • Willie Robb July 2, 2013 07:30 pm

    I occasionally use a full frame 50mm lens on a half frame body to take portraits (Niokon D7000 with AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G)


  • Sandeep July 2, 2013 06:55 pm

    India Gate

  • pio July 2, 2013 06:13 pm

    This is shot with my 50mm 1.8 nikkor, on a D90:


    And this was a test shot to see the lens' capabilities:


  • Darizki PRATAMA July 2, 2013 05:57 pm

    I really love taking some snapshot using 50mm f/1.8
    This is really good fixed lens ever

    Here is my photo that using canon ESO600D and EFS 50mm f/1.8

  • Pete Hawkins July 2, 2013 05:56 pm

    Not sure if you were looking for 50mm even on a crop sensor or not.

    Taken 35mm on a crop sensor (closest prime to 50mm full frame):

    Taken at 50mm on crop sensor:

  • Jim Finnegan July 2, 2013 02:10 pm

    Old Tracker


  • Zain Abdullah July 2, 2013 12:23 pm

    My entries:

    My first daughter at the playground

    My second daughter...

  • Pete July 2, 2013 06:36 am

  • Olov Wimark July 2, 2013 04:37 am

    Did a little photo walk today, using my Canon 50mm 1.8 II. Thanks for the inspiration! Made four frames, particularly liked this one with bottles in a window.

  • Kellie July 2, 2013 03:45 am

    First time posting and participating in a challenge. If anyone has time and feels kind enough please stop by and critique my image(s).

    Canon 60D using Canon 50mm f/1.4 ISO-100


  • Ram July 2, 2013 01:39 am


  • Ram July 2, 2013 01:36 am

    Blue Sky - Took it last year using Nikon 50mm lens

  • omarspencephoto July 1, 2013 04:29 pm

    Here is a portrait of my fiance's neice taken with a Canon 50mm 1.4 on a Canon T2i:

  • kovacsaba July 1, 2013 03:35 pm

    Taken with Nikkor 50mm 1.4. Have a look

  • kovacsaba July 1, 2013 03:34 pm

    Taken with Nikkor 50mm 1.4

  • Joycelyn Nelson July 1, 2013 12:30 pm


  • davide July 1, 2013 11:43 am

    with a 50mm at sunset


  • Shirley Khor July 1, 2013 10:08 am

    A close-up shot of leaves in Secret Garden, Changdeaok Gung (Seoul, South Korea).


  • GoldHatPhotography July 1, 2013 07:27 am

    hmm not sure if that worked or not. Let's try this one instead:

    [eimg url='http://d2o6g65ce7sekj.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/©-Mark-Condon-40.jpg' title='-Mark-Condon-40.jpg']

  • Tom July 1, 2013 05:57 am

    I don't own a 50 mm so this is what I got with my 18-55 @ 48mm I'm very new to this love to learn some tips
    Camera Nikon D5100
    Exposure 0.017 sec (1/60)
    Aperture f/5.6
    Focal Length 48 mm
    Focal Length 49.0 mm
    ISO Speed 450
    Exposure Bias 0 EV
    Flash Auto, Fired, Return detected

  • MartinDoersch July 1, 2013 05:28 am

    I did a project based on the 50mm called "Projekt 50". The concept behind: one image a week, 50 weeks with a 50mm lens.
    Heres the outcome: http://blog.martindoersch.at/tag/projekt50/

  • Carlos July 1, 2013 04:24 am

    Approx 31mm in an APS-C crop sensor DSLR.

  • Carolyn July 1, 2013 04:05 am

    Taken with my Canon 50mm. Shrub rose at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum


  • Carolyn July 1, 2013 04:00 am

    Taken with my Canon nifty fifty.

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/27502117@N03/9177214642/' title='IMG_8505b WR' url='http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5466/9177214642_f6e80a82c5.jpg']

  • aaron July 1, 2013 03:32 am

    spring arrives and the trees begin to grow [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/aarongilson/5613049453/' title='textured leaves' url='http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5065/5613049453_b8eb9a0b8e.jpg']

  • Arnab July 1, 2013 02:50 am

    Tried this low light shot..

  • Arnab July 1, 2013 02:45 am

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/94273410@N06/8666975917/' title='IMG_2693' url='http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8527/8666975917_0f0241d323.jpg']

  • inkid July 1, 2013 02:26 am

    Really love my 50mm esp when come to low light!

  • aaron July 1, 2013 01:21 am

    photograph of a father holding his newborn daughter’s hand [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/aarongilson/5419907020/' title='holding hands' url='http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5054/5419907020_8fd9e25407.jpg']

  • Duane Sanders July 1, 2013 12:53 am

    First time posting. These were taken with the nifty fifty and Canon T2i.



  • Photondulator July 1, 2013 12:29 am

    Crop improved.

  • Andreu June 30, 2013 10:20 pm


    Please leave a comment, positive or negative all welcomed.


  • Photondulator June 30, 2013 08:48 pm

    Testing my NX10.

  • Barbro Sundling June 30, 2013 07:56 pm


  • Alessio rota June 30, 2013 06:23 pm


  • A. Holsappel June 30, 2013 05:12 pm

    I had a canon 1.8 and now I'm using a canon 1.4


  • A. Holsappel June 30, 2013 05:09 pm

    I have used canon 1.8 now I'm using the canon 1.4

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/adriaanholsappel/9165283814/' title='The table' url='http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3674/9165283814_953a263568.jpg']

  • jeff June 30, 2013 12:17 pm

    Not sure if there is a bug here or I am doing something wrong. 3rd attempt to add this post and it's not showing up.


  • galen johnson June 30, 2013 11:08 am


    I love my two prime lens, every time images come out great especially when I do studio work. Images are always sharp even on the edges

  • Bruce Applen June 30, 2013 10:53 am

    Having fun with Toys
    [eimg url='pcdn.500px.net/34546442/e3d72ccbb7d0e263d242fc756a6b20cb976c7b98/4.jpg' title='4.jpg']

  • Bruce Applen June 30, 2013 10:42 am

    [eimg url='http://500px.com/BruceApplen' title='BruceApplen']

  • Dr_Fu_Manchu June 30, 2013 10:38 am


  • jeff June 30, 2013 09:52 am


  • Stephen June 30, 2013 07:59 am


    Took it with the 18-55mm kit, I really want a 50mm though

  • Tom June 30, 2013 07:03 am

    http://spacehorse.smugmug.com/Photography/2013-dailys/30058560_VSzn89#!i=2588302988&k=tMj538d taken with my nifty 50

  • Michael Mauldin June 30, 2013 06:13 am

    Rocky relaxing with his favorite toys after a bath. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lumixlab/9167552517/

  • Jeff Manghera June 30, 2013 04:14 am

    Practicing my food photography. http://www.flickr.com/photos/41899224@N08/9011950139/

  • Zibri June 30, 2013 04:13 am

    That was Canon 50mm F1.4. P.S. I tried embedding the image as YOU suggested but the post gets refused.

  • Zibri June 30, 2013 04:12 am

    Here we go again. 50mm F


  • Zibri June 30, 2013 04:06 am

    I sent my picture TWICE... I understand post moderation but what was wrong with it?
    Please answer me by email.

  • Harald Hansen June 30, 2013 04:00 am

    A Daffodil Amongst Daffodils, taken with Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II.

  • Daniel June 30, 2013 02:52 am

    Sony NEX 6 + Nikon 50mm, photo entitled 'Perries'

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/xihadd/8840660817/' title='Perries' url='http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5462/8840660817_35a3a5ef07.jpg']

  • Moon June 30, 2013 02:47 am

    Here are a few I took today for the 50mm challenge - couldn't decide on one http://www.flickr.com/photos/moonlustie/sets/72157634389464443/

  • Brian June 30, 2013 02:26 am

    Playing with DOF in my Canon f/1.8

  • satesh June 30, 2013 01:43 am

    It was fun using my old 50mm.

  • MarcoS June 30, 2013 12:24 am

    I took this one almost a year ago with my Nikon d80 and a Nikkor 50mm f/1.8, and it's still one of my favourites


  • Jeff E Jensen June 29, 2013 11:58 pm

    Took a quick walk through the yard this morning with the Nifty Fifty on my 5D III:


  • Al Guzman June 29, 2013 11:28 pm

    Here is a photo of a bride using my canon 50mm 1.4L lense.


  • Brian June 29, 2013 11:26 pm

    Playing with shallow DOF in my Canon f/1.8.

  • Nijugrapher June 29, 2013 11:25 pm


  • Harald Hansen June 29, 2013 09:58 pm

    A Daffodil Amongst Daffodils, taken with Canon EOS 60D using the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II.


  • Raji Shunmu June 29, 2013 08:53 pm

    such a beauty she is...:) one of my best 50mm 1.4 nikkor moments!

  • Life with Jordy June 29, 2013 07:10 pm


  • A. Holsappel June 29, 2013 06:03 pm

    50 mm is one of my favorite lenses. I had a 1.8 but now I use a secondhand 1.4

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/adriaanholsappel/9165283814/' title='The table' url='http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3674/9165283814_953a263568.jpg']

    You can find more of my 50mm photos shown on Flickrset: #DPS50mm #50mm - http://www.flickr.com/photos/adriaanholsappel/sets/72157634387928846/

  • Guigphotography June 29, 2013 05:48 pm

    What a joy to use the nifty fifty. The Canon 1.8 has to be one of the best bargains available. For the challenge I blended two 50mm shots.

  • Steve June 29, 2013 05:33 pm



  • Vincent van der Pas June 29, 2013 04:32 pm

  • Yuthara June 29, 2013 04:24 pm

    Candid portrait with the classic Canon 50mm f1.8 :


  • Ivan Frolov June 29, 2013 02:55 pm


  • joshi daniel June 29, 2013 02:00 pm

    mine: http://wp.me/silml-170

  • Haldun June 29, 2013 01:06 pm

    Not sure if it's against the rules, I hope it's not but I have a few:

  • Tyler Barnhardt June 29, 2013 12:17 pm


    Out for a walk.

  • Onelifethislife June 29, 2013 12:16 pm

    I have a fifty mm canon lens and I don't use it as much but after reading this I am definitely going start. Normally I use the 18-55 mm. Thanks!!

  • Tyler Barnhardt June 29, 2013 12:14 pm


    Chapel Hill, North Carolina sunset

  • Dan Waters June 29, 2013 11:46 am


  • Dan Waters June 29, 2013 11:44 am

    The best lens for the money out there!

  • Judy Hannemann June 29, 2013 09:09 am

    All taken with my Canon 50mm f/1.8


  • chaosboi June 29, 2013 09:06 am

    I'm guessing most images will be 80mm as they would be shoot on a APS-C.

  • Freddie Dalton June 29, 2013 09:03 am

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddiedalton/9159514915/' title='© Freelance Freddie' url='http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3764/9159514915_2565ac12e8.jpg']

  • Eme June 29, 2013 08:44 am

    What if you dont have your pics on flicker but your computer?

  • Nimit June 29, 2013 08:37 am

    white rose using 50 mm http://www.flickr.com/photos/nimitkamdar/8620580522/

  • Cherrie Zell June 29, 2013 08:31 am

    I'm also starting to think it's time to buy a fixed 50. Will it really make my images sharper?


  • Tim C. June 29, 2013 07:58 am

    I just got back from a trip to San Antonio for an education conference. The only lens I took with me was my 50mm because of its versatility in low light situations. The San Antonio set I uploaded can be found here: https://secure.flickr.com/photos/teachaboy/sets/72157634334430774/

  • Ankur June 29, 2013 07:52 am

    Baby pic using 50mm http://www.flickr.com/photos/19682532@N00/9090558092/in/photolist-eRiudd

  • Jason Sewell June 29, 2013 07:11 am

    My daughter and her friend behind a screen door.

    Canon 5D2 with 50 f/1.2.

    [eimg link='http://www.flickr.com/photos/jsewell/9160215037/' title='Pathos' url='http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5547/9160215037_19f8eb9c4b.jpg']

  • ScottC June 29, 2013 06:50 am

    This is at 50mm on my Tamron zoom, I really wish I had a fixed 50mm lens.


  • Maarten June 29, 2013 06:21 am

    I own a canon 50mm f1.8, love this lens!

  • Thomas Schmidt June 29, 2013 06:12 am

    I do not own a 50mm lens, but these shells at a beach were taken at approximately 50mm:

  • Andy Russell June 29, 2013 06:01 am

    Weathered decking.


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