I'm looking into getting a camera for both photography and videography. I found this bundle.
Just tell me if it's worth it or not. Thanks
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DIPED_IN_SAUCEThe link doesn't work.
p.hawksWorked for me. D3200 is supposed to be a solid cam. That kit is crap though. Just wondering, what made you choose the D3200? Was it specs/price range, or is there another reason? Not trying to bash it or say it's the wrong choice, just wondering.
DingoSeanyeah for 620, you can do a hell of a lot better.
DingoSeanD3200's are going for around 400$ or less body-only. I'd start with that if you're sold on the body (it's pretty good for 400$ new).
Pair that with a 18-70mm f3.5-4.5 and you'll have a very solid starting setup. You can find it for around 100-175 depending on if they're used or not. (KEH.com is a great site for finding used gear)
It's a much better lens than the 18-55 kit lens, since it has a better focus ring, more zoom range, and is faster at the long end. You give up VR, but you really don't need it that badly at these focal lengths, and it's unnecessary to use in video anyway.
[Later, you're going to want a 35mm f1.8 for low light and bokeh, but start off with the zoom so you have variety in your shots.]
At this point you're to what.. 550 or so? you can buy the takstar hotshoe mic for around 35$ - a decent starting option for audio, and pick up a half-decent tripod for around 50 (or just hit up your local goodwill/Salvation Army for a 5$ one if you want to get real cheap).
Then buy some affordable 3rd party extra batteries and a couple of sandisk 16gb ultras and you shouldn't spend more than 620, whilst having all the things you're going to need to start with.
TwerkI found the lens but it doesn't come with lens cap or hood. Is that a big deal?