Prime vs Zoom

Started Jan 31, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Marco1971
Marco1971 Regular Member • Posts: 340
Prime vs Zoom

Now that i decided to go for the Fuji X-E2 i wonder if i should pick the 35mm prime or the kit lens 18-55mm.

I've always been shooting in scene mode with DSLR's but now wanting to learn the basics of photography (aperture, iso, shutter speed etc)

Can somebody explain why some people advise to start with a prime lens instead of a zoom when your photograpy knowledge is minimal ?

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Fujifilm X-E1 Fujifilm X-M1 Fujifilm XF 23mm F1.4 R Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 +1 more
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