So I've been 'Googling' all week... and started up first thing this morning, hoping to find a 50 mm lens within the 100 dollar range. ( if thats possible ) I want a lens directed *more* towards portraits... ( thats most of what I have been shooting lately ).. I see the 50mm 1.4 is the better? ( if i read correctly) although, not cheap. ...and what is throwing me off, is there are many different types of the 50mm 1.8...( the cheaper one?) I have the D5000, so it would obviously have to work with that--which i haven't fully grasped the concept of compatibility and lenses...whats goes to which camera..what focuses with who...etc. So my *main* question is... as i am looking for a 50mm lens, WHICH would be not only cheaper, but AF and be somewhat noobie friendly....?? I can find the sales, i just have no idea what would really work and if they AF with my camera... and which one...you know?? LOL Any help would be greatly appreciated... Heres *1* Of the comparison lists i could find... Nikon 50mm Lens Comparison Nikon 50mm f/1.8 D Review *This one seems ancient ..lol and complicated to me for some reason * Nikon 50mm f/1.8 AF Nikkor Eventually ill save up for this.. but i need something cheapish. http://www.adorama.com/Als/ProductPage/NK5014AFGU.html or would i be better with MF? Ugh...:gah:lol.. ok Ill Stfu Now. Those are only a few different links im looking at... just wanted to show some of what i am finding here.. Sorry for the *same ol Noobie* question..