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You mentioned the camera came with a kit lens; figure out at which zoom most of your pictures are taken at, 18mm, 35mm, 50mm…..? This will help you decide if you need 35mm f1.8 or 50mm f1.8 or even maybe an 85mm f1.8. From my own experience (I own 35mm f1.8 and a friend owns a 50mm f1.8) 35 is very useable indoors for family shots, 50 seems to close and you ...
It depends on which is more important to you: Field of view (FoV) or perspective. A 35mm lens will give you almost the same FoV on your crop body as a 50mm lens will on a full frame camera. But to get the perspective of the 50mm on a full frame camera you still need to use a 50mm lens, you just won't have the FoV as wide as it would be on a FF body. If the ...
Really depends on what you are trying to do with it. Portraits, street, landscapes? I use a 50mm 1.8 (1.4 is too soft) on my d200 and it is perfect for portraits and some street level shooting. In my mind 75-85mm is where you want to be for people shots so 50mm on a DX is about right.
If you really want a lens with normal focal length for Nikon D7100, the Nikon 35mm f1.8G is pretty much the best you can get. However, I feel that the best lens you can get is the one you really want to use. There are considerations like focal length, aperture and things like that, but ultimately, the "best" lens in these categories will not be the best for ...
Taken the crop factor into account, a good and also cheap "normal" lens is the Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G
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