Budget DSLR for indoor sport?

Started Jul 29, 2013 | Discussions thread
Chalootz297
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Re: Budget DSLR for indoor sport?
In reply to BobK77, Jul 29, 2013

Hi Bob,

Based on photos I've seen and the reviews, the K-30 is one of the best bargains going, and prices are coming down since the release of the K-50. For all-around features and performance, I think the K-30 is your best bet.

But the kit lenses (18-55mm and 50-200mm) are too slow for indoor sports, you'll need f/2.8 or thereabouts to keep any reasonable shutter speed. One thing to think about is whether you can use a monopod or not. The 80-200mm's (Sigma + Tamron) are a real handful without support, but the DA 50-135mm can be handheld pretty easily. Will a max of 135mm give you the reach you need?

Just some ideas to think about...

Ron

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