my new lens came today, a 50mm 1.8, and it's lovely!!!!!!! this was taken in bad lighting, this lens does really well in low light. here i am modeling it:
one of the wonderful things it does (because of the low aperture) is focus on a very small spot, this is just a picture of a view from my apartment as an example:
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and again, small focus spot and wonderful blur (yes, i did edit it and i put a texture overlay on it.. i'm still playing with texture):