Nikon DSLR -> Mirrorless

Started Mar 27, 2013 | Discussions thread
mgn2
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Re: Nikon DSLR -> Mirrorless
In reply to Marla2008, Mar 31, 2013

Marla2008 wrote:

35mm or around prime ? Very easy.

AF : SEL35/1.8 NO question asked, awesome lens.

MF  PEN F 38/1.8. NO question asked, even better lens, very compact, cute, thin adapter, wickedly sharp wide open, gorgeous character. Peaks very well. Around 200$.

Sigma 30/2.8, not for me (too wide, too slow, very slow AF, not enough DOF control, etc). But it thousands of followers, so it must be some good....

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Bit the bullet and bought the NEX-6 with 16-50mm kit lens today on amazon for 898. Not a bad price, it dropped 100 all of a sudden. D5100 on the way back. Going to get the wasabi charger and batteries, don't want/need a case for now, and will look to get a normal 35mm lens. Perhaps the sony SEL35/1.8 or PEN 38/1.8. Will also try to add a wide-angle after, but so far 16mm of kit lens should do fine. I hear/read the 16mm is not much better than the kit lens at 16mm, although it is available for $150 used and is tiny which is a huge plus. As for the long lens that I intend to use not very often at all, will keep my Nikkor 55-200 and buy a Nikon adaptor to see how that works out. What sort of SD card should I buy to get the most of this camera? Size is going to be 16gb or 32gb.

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