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tomg1 Registered since 12th Jul 2012Thu 12-Jul-12 12:50 PM
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"Nikon 35mm f/1.8G AF-S DX as only lens for D5100?"


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I am about to buy my first DSLR (D5100) and am torn between getting the kit lens or getting the body only and buying the Nikon 35mm f/1.8G AF-S ($200 at Amazon).

I have 3 young kids, and I am looking to take some indoor photos without flash. According to reviews, the 35mm lens will work well in lower light situations. I also love the ability to blur the background.

So, my question is - the d5100 is only $100 more when purchased with the kit lens ($650). Or I could go body only ($550) and get the
Nikon 35mm f/1.8G AF-S lens ($200) to use as my only lens until I can get another lens some day. Is this crazy? As a complete novice, should I just get the kit lens? Would that be more flexible, or would it just not provide the blurred background and low light performance?

Thanks.

  

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