July 4, 2015 at 9:16AM

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Aspiring beginner lost! (:

Hey Guys!

I am starting to study cinematography by myself and just bought the GH3 Panasonic body.
I am a total technical beginner and understand less than nothing about lenses and such..

I would really appreciate your advice about:

1. Best Budget (500$ for both) tight lens and a wide lens.
I tried browsing but the options are endless.. Specific models would be great help!

2. A budget (up to 200$) microphone for both interviews and short films (I understood you can hack a normal one to use also as a boom.. It is all Chinese to me o: )

3. On a different matter: recommendation of the books you found most useful in independent film studying would be much appreciated!

Thanks (:

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