Prime Lens Ideal For Music Video Shootings?

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Prime Lens Ideal For Music Video Shootings?
9 months ago

Hi everybody

Based on most articles I've found, it is highly recommended by the majority to go with prime lenses for music videos.

My question-Why is that?
I have an AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR, which I understand would be categorized as a "zoom lens". I obviously can shoot "anything" with "any" working lens, but my second question is-Why would somebody say that a zoom lens is not ideal for a music video shoot? I am imagining that some might argue that a zoom lens is not ideal for such a purpose

Thanks in advance

PS: What is the whole deal about "35mm footage"? Why is it so popular?

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