An Old Used and Abused Nikkor 50mm 1.4 ais

50mm 1dot4 AIS-20160529-5706

If you have followed my photography life, at all, you will know I use a lot of legacy lenses. I appreciate the classics. I, pretty much, thought I had all the lenses I wanted, I have not been looking for any more gear. One day, while rummaging through my predecessors, at work, equipment I found one more lens, I did not think was in his kit, a Nikkor 50 mm 1.4 ais. Already the proud owner of a Nikkor 50mm 1.2 , f2, 1.8d, and 1.8e I thought this was an excellent addition to my 50 mm collection. As I always do, I eagerly took this lens out to get to know it.

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