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Need help deciding on a lens
I am going to be filming more this summer and winter. I cant choose what to get, should i get a 70-200 zoom lens, or should i get a fisheye? So far i have the kit lens and a 50 f/1.8.
So, which should i get?
forgot to say ill eventually have both of these lenses. which should i get first?
those are completely different lenses for completely differerent purposes, so the better one is which ever one you'd use more IMO.
i know theyre different, ill use them both probably the same amount. which one would make a better shot in an edit?
The fisheye can only produce fisheye shots. If you, for some reason, think you would be using that super wide and distorted perspective more than the versatility in the focal range of a 70-200, go for it.
Besides that, the 70-200 f4 is 6-750$ and a fisheye for your camera (I'm assuming you're not using a 5d) is 250 ish? There's a pretty big consideration in the price difference too.
any follow cam, or handheld shot would be be better on a fisheye. a telephoto would be good for non-ski use but the main thing that i guess you could use it for for skiing would be shooting big mountain lines. other than that its not much use for skiing. i mean you could use it for other ski shots, but since you have the kit lens that would work better than a telephoto for those shots
el oh el nick. Seriously dude, buy the 70-200. you won't regret it. especially if you're going to be using it non stop for 5(?) weeks
I had the same problem, I went with the fisheye. it is so awesome for anything like skating, inlining, biking, hanging on the beach, etc. it allows you to be a little more creative in your shots. eventually im going to get a 70-200 as well.
btw I have the sigma 10mm for a 7d
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