I need help - I want to buy 50mm f/1.8 for my Nikon d300. The description of the lens says Filter Attachment Size 58mm. My kit lens is filter size 72 mm. Is 58mm is the right size lens for my camera or do I need any extra rings?
Don't worry. That size is for attaching filters (for example, polarizing or colored) to the front of the lens. The lens mount, on the back side, is standardized and is the same for all Nikon F-mount lenses (which your camera uses).
You can use your 72mm filters in your 50mm f/1.8. You will need a ring adapter 58 » 72 to use the same filters
protected by jrista♦ Jan 8 '15 at 20:12
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