Newest version of Nikon’s standard lens gets an optical redesign to better tame flare. Nonrotating barrel allows the use of polarizing filters. Need an aperture ring? The older f/1.4D version is still around for $330.
Standout Spec: Maximum magnification of 1:5.9.
Lens Test: Nikon 50mm f/1.4G Nikkor AF-S
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8g
NIKON AF-S NIKKOR 50MM F/1.4D