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BMCC lens choice

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Just read you article on EOSHD on wide angle BMCC lens choice, very interesting thanks.

 

Looking to buy a BMCC very soon and researching lenses.

 

These are the  hot contenders with my 1K budget for glass

Tokina 11-16mm F2.8 (constant aperture)
Sigma 8-16mm F4.5-5.6

 

or

 

Prime Cine route with Rokinon/Samyang

Please excuse my naivety, but which BMCC mount should i go for as the above  lens offer different mounts anyway?

 

On researching think MFT is my best option

 

 

Looking to shoot promos and general stock film

 

Thanks in advance Pete

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You absolutely do not want to get the BMCC EF, as getting the BMCC MFT is much more usable. 

For this you then want to get Nikon (G) F to m4/3 RJ Lens Turbo. (plus of course a normal adapter)

Then this would be a good starting starting point for a lens collection (make sure you get them all in Nikon F mount! Very important. Plus, you can often pick them up cheaper second hand):

Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8

Nikon 50mm f/1.8D

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