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+k Telephoto lens help needed
I am looking to get some sort of telephoto/zoom lens for my Canon 60D mainly for shooting video from a distance, i am hoping to not have to break the bank too hard, thanks appreciate any response !
well what do you mean by breaking the bank? something really cheap would be an old nikkor 80-200 f/4 which is a pretty good lens. if you don't like shooting all manual, the canon 70-200 f/4 non-is is awesome and a lot cheaper than other good new telephotos. the sigma 50-150 2.8 is cheapish as well and is a little wider, but make sure to buy used because the quality control at sigma sucks. if you don't want to spend over $500, you can look at a variable aperture 70-300 or whatever
70-200 f/4. Try to get one used on craigslist for 450, with a recent production stamp.
Whats your tripod setup like? If your going to be shooting video at 200mm your going to need a decent tripod to get stable footage, just keep that in mind.
I second the 70-200 F4L non-is, its a great lens, I picked mine up for $500 with the original box and receipt, such a fantastic lens. I'd highly recommend getting a lens collar for it though, it will help keep your camera balanced (more stable footage), you can pick up a knockoff for like $20 on ebay. If you have any more questions feel free to give me a pm.
thanks for the replies, im prolly gunna go with the canon 70-200 f4, i have a decent tripod so i should be good for steady shots
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