Currently, I own three lenses: an 18-55mm, a 55-200mm, and a 60mm macro. The macro is fun for photos but difficult with subjects who move around a lot (e.g., my son!) The 18-55mm kit lens is okay, too, but the widest aperature (I think) is 5.3. The zoom is great for catching subjects unaware, but impossible for close-ups.
I have trouble shooting without a flash in low lighting and hope the wider aperture will help. Plus, I like the bokeh effect. I want to get a good speedlight eventually, but I'd like to get a better grip on natural lighting beforehand.
Nikon makes a 50mm lens that allows for a much wider aperture. Could anyone here tell me if that lens would be a good investment for my purposes or if they have other suggestions? Thanks!