Video Lens

Started Feb 12, 2014 | Discussions thread
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rfielder Regular Member • Posts: 482
Re: Video Lens

I have an A55.  Most used lens is the Tamron 18-270mm.

As for noise, I went to an external mic.  Found a very good one for less from Monoprice.  Looks like a ripoff of the design of much more expensive hot shoe mount mics, but as they say - imitation is the most sincere form of flattery!  

Another consideration - if you must zoom during video, most lenses aimed at the still photo market are not super smooth zooming.  My Tamron sucks dead bunnies in this category.  It is impossible to get a smooth zoom.  Keep this in mind when testing zoom lenses, it does make a difference.  There is only so much you can fix in post.....

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Robert Fielder
Brampton, ON, Canada

 rfielder's gear list:rfielder's gear list
Tamron SP AF 60mm F/2 Di II LD IF Macro Tamron 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 Di II PZD Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS +1 more
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