aaa123jc Posted July 25, 2018 Author Share Posted July 25, 2018 2 hours ago, noone said: I have owned quite a few decent Canon lenses including several L's and while Sony does have some very expensive (but very nice) lenses, the equivalents for other mounts are not that much cheaper or in some cases are not cheaper. There are fewer good cheap E mount lenses as yet because the system is a lot newer but there are some. The FE 85 1.8 for instance, is I think, the biggest bargain going in photography for ANY brand. Not too expensive but very sharp with great bokeh. The Sony Zeiss 55 1.8 IS expensive for a 1.8 normal prime lens but it is anything but a "normal" lens and if it was made by Canon it would have an L ring on it. The 28 f2 and 50 1.8 FF E mount lenses have their fans and are not too bad optically (the 50 especially seems to be ok optically but it is other things that it often gets pinged for). That said, the 55 1.8 Sony Zeiss can often be had at quite reasonable prices - I got mine early on and even then didn't pay anything like MSRP though even at its MSRP it isn't overpriced for what it is. Has put me off wanting any other normal primes after using a great many over many years. There are other bargains now like the 28-75 2.8 Tamron too and even Samyang auto focus lenses with more all the time. Thank you. I will definitely look into the Tamron 28-75. Looks like a solid choice. Never tried the 85 1.8 though. 1 hour ago, webrunner5 said: The only big edge to me Canon, Nikon have on lenses is that there is a Lot of used ones out there. But good lens, L type ones are expensive as hell even used. They is no free lunch on late, AF top end lenses, none. Sure the 17-40mm f4.0 L lens is not bad price wise, but it is Very long in the tooth in this day and age. But it is one of a few bargains out there. But a lot of the old ones don't have Image stabilization in them at all, and are noisy focus motor wise, on and on. The ease to access to a used market is actually important for me (because I am broke). But yeah the L lenses are still very expensive even used. The good thing is you can easily sell it again for a similar price. 1 hour ago, LtJTMarsh said: love the nx1, and nx500 (x2) , just got the 16-50mm S lens, saving up for the 50-150mm, if you have any doubts about the video quality out of this camera, just look at this 1080 sample: i use the nx1 with : tokina 28-70mm, 24-70mm L, sigma 18-35mm, all the cheap pancakes (16, 30, 45) , i think you can adapt fuji lenses as well. the NXL speedbooster is a must with the nx1. The only thing that may replace my nx1 is pocket4k, but that remains to be seen. Sony is heck of a camera which can also adapt lenses easily. here is NX1 autofocus test with samsung lens Thanks. The footage looks amazing! The color and the clarity is so good. Can't believe this camera is already a few years old now. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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