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Hi,
 
I am really confused between which camera i should buy.
 
Normally do Landscape Photography and Videos(25%).
 
Have gone through many reviews about camera and lenses and finalize these combination :
 
Sony a6000 + SEL 18-200
 
Canon 70D + 18-135 STM
 
All three above setups are costing me Equal!
 
I will add a 10-18 STM later on if i go with 70D.
 
Please advise in which setup i should invest.
 
PS: Coming from a 1000D and a P&S which i use for HD Videos

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Yes God the Canons look hideous in wide landscape videography :D For anything else it's very good. I was just testing one of these Canons against an Ipad Air for fun, the Ipad won in wide detailed shots, with more details, less moire and aliasing... 

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For landscape still photography all the more dynamic range you get at ISO100-ISO400 will matter a lot, and that's where Canon sensors are lagging behind.

 

Here's a comparison between the Sony A6000, Nikon D5300 and Canon 70D sensors:

http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Compare/Side-by-side/Sony-A6000-versus-Nikon-D5300-versus-Canon-EOS-70D___942_919_895

 

I've shot landscape photos on Nikon D200 at around 11.5 EV stops of dynamic range, Sony NEX-5R at 13 EV stops, and the Nikon D800 at 14.1 EV stops. I can tell you that the difference from 11.5 EV to 13.1/13.5 EV stops (as for A6000 / D5300) is a major one. I wouldn't ever go back into shooting landscapes with less than 13 EV steps of DR.

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Thanks for clearing me out!

Now what i think, i will get a a6000 ( it is my first preference!)

 

 

If I was you I would wait for the new cameras announcement during Photokina in September, there should be some pretty good stuff.

But otherwise I would go for the Sony a6000 without regret.

 

Daniel ....i have been waiting for too long....So it time for an upgrade!

 

But from which lens i should start? 18-105, kit lens, 18-135?

I love wide angle Photography and thats why 10-18 is on my list...but if i go with sony , a 10-18 will blow my budget!

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Hi,
 
I am really confused between which camera i should buy.
 
Normally do Landscape Photography and Videos(25%).
 
Have gone through many reviews about camera and lenses and finalize these combination :
 
Sony a6000 + SEL 18-200
 
Canon 70D + 18-135 STM
 
All three above setups are costing me Equal!
 
I will add a 10-18 STM later on if i go with 70D.
 
Please advise in which setup i should invest.
 
PS: Coming from a 1000D and a P&S which i use for HD Videos

 

I can understand the recurring question of one camera for stills and video, but for landscapes and video, this makes this a very interesting question.  I will watch this thread with a lot of interest!

 

A couple of questions, is it for paid work?

 

What volume of landscapes say per month are we talking about?

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