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New Lens, Random Shots

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It's been a very long time since I've been back on here, but due to winter break I won't have to return to class or work for a couple weeks, so I'm hoping I can get a few posts in. Recently, on some random day, a Nikkor 35mm f/1.8 lens was gifted to me, so of course I've spent the last couple days testing it out.

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In regards to the lens, I couldn't be happier. I had been shooting with the standard 18-55mm kit lens that came with my D3100 for the last couple years and while I was always impressed with it's versatility, it hardly compares with this new lens in terms of overall quality.

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Generally, it seems to do well at many different shot scales, however it's most ideal with extreme close-ups and portraits.

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I also tried to mess around with long exposure. I suppose I should invest in a good tripod.

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It works well with low-key lighting as well. Overall, I would highly suggest this as a primary lens to any Nikon users out there, especially if you aren't looking to drop a ton of money on gear. For that reason I think it's great for enthusiasts and amateurs such as myself.

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