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i am planning to buy Sony a6300...
Because sony lenses are expensive
i was thinking if only buy 35mm,50mm & 85mm Primes
Will it be okay ?
Money is a PROBLEM.
It depends. If you're doing run and gun shooting, then you should include a zoom in there. You can do doc style shooting with all primes, it just might be frustrating due to the limitations.
If you're only doing narrative work and have time to setup shots, then all primes is okay.
What kind of shoots do you plan on doing with your 6300?
January 18, 2018 at 7:26AM
For Making Music Videos.
January 21, 2018 at 11:06PM
Yes, but keep in mind that a 35mm lens is a "normal" lens on an APS-C camera, so you won't have a wide-angle lens.
January 18, 2018 at 7:37AM
What about going for a focal reducer? Gains an extra stop of aperture. I have one now for the Canon EOS-M. Makes my Mir 1B at 37mm and Helios-44 at 58mm easier to move around with indoors. All my Russian set are M42 except for the Jupiter 9 which is Kiev 10 so that lens is getting left out in the cold somewhat.
January 25, 2018 at 4:15AM
I'll second the motion to go wider... you will be happier with wider lenses. But ofcourse that depends on your style ofcourse. As a comparison, Roger Deakins really likes to be around 32mm on the Alexa (with is roughly the same sensor size) because of the need to interact with the actor... it brings you closer to them.
But I'll tell you... if you have the money and could afford it, I'd buy only the Fujinon 18-55 T2.9 lens, and you'll never need to think about lenses for that camera again.
If you can only choose 3 and stick to the cheap end, I'd go 18mm, 35 and a 50 macro (dunno if that exists for that camera) or something like that.
January 21, 2018 at 7:16AM, Edited January 21, 7:21AM
I doubt that a dude with a $600 camera and budget problems is gonna buy a $4000 lens, but what makes that fujinon so good?
January 21, 2018 at 8:33PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2qcQJ5aXAE Here is video that shows why that is good lens.
January 21, 2018 at 8:39PM, Edited January 21, 8:39PM
As long as you don't need to zoom, it is :-p
January 22, 2018 at 2:36PM
Money is a problem? Not worried about autofocus?
£60 M42 focal reducer
£50 Mir 1B 37mm f/2.8
£30 Helios 44 58mm f/2.0
On a focal reducer, the viewing angle is the same as full frame.
January 25, 2018 at 4:29AM
Nice Music Videos.
February 25, 2018 at 11:40PM
Thanks ! :)
April 17, 2018 at 3:28AM, Edited April 17, 3:28AM