Nikon 50mm Portrait Kit inc.AF-S 50mm f/1.8G & SB-700 Flash Kit
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The Technical Details Behind This Lens Kit
The Nikon 50mm f/1.8G is one of the most popular prime lenses among beginners and professionals alike. It provides good quality optics at an affordable price range. The large aperture on the lens is quite useful for low-light photography. It is also capable of producing bokeh in pictures using the shallow depth of field that helps to isolate your subjects from the background.
The Nikon SB-700 flash is a substantial improvement over the older SB-600. It offers a more user-friendly interface along with a host of features designed for everyone from hobbyists to the more seasoned amateurs. Some of its attractive factors are its upgraded functionality, dependability, compact size and, of course, the price.
Top Three Reasons We Think You Will Love The Nikon 50mm Portrait Kit inc.AF-S 50mm f/1.8G & SB-700 Flash Kit
- The prime lens uses a silent wave motor for fast and accurate focusing.
- Super Integrated Coating helps to reduce ghosting and lens flares.
- Better exposure tuning using the TTL technology in the SB-700.
The Nikon 50mm f/1.8G lens uses an aspherical element in its optical system to minimize spherical aberrations and distortions. The lens elements feature a Super Integrated Coating that helps to reduce internal and surface reflections and avoids ghosting and lens flare. The lens utilises a Silent Wave Motor to deliver a fast and silent autofocus performance, including a manual focus override.
The Through the Lens (TTL) technology in the Nikon SB-700 facilitates in fine-tuning your light exposures. While using a zoom lens, the TTL instructs the flash to match the focal length of your lens. The wide-angle adapter allows the SB-700 to cover a range higher than 12mm. You can use the SB-700 for continuously for long hours of portrait shooting without encountering any issues related to recycling or overheating.
Quality And Reliability
The Nikon 50mm lens has an upgraded optical design that uses a large lens barrel. The elements on the front of the lens do not rotate or extend during autofocus. This makes it easy for you to use filter holders and circular filters with the lens.
The SB-700 flash has a design similar to the SB-900, which has controls that are easy to navigate. The control dial and button on the SB-700 helps you to quickly and easily locate and configure the settings. The control dial, besides an on/off switch, also features options related to the remote, the master modes, the manual and TTL modes. Other features included in the SB-700 are a stand, a carrying case, two filters and an in-built bounce card.
Our Expert’s Opinion
The Nikon 50mm 1.8G lens, when combined with the SB-700 flash, makes the perfect arsenal for your portrait, event and low-light photography.