Which lens to purchase for Sony A65?

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dsquirrel
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Re: Which lens to purchase for Sony A65?
In reply to AlphaTikal, 4 months ago

The kit lens may not qualify as terrible, but the 35mm f1.8 is far superior for not much more money. Should you decide to sell it, it will sell quite easily. The 35mm f1.8 at f8 will still be far better than the zoom at 35mm at f8.

Unless the kit lens is somehow given to you, I am suggesting that it is a waste of time/money buying it. For not much more than the DT35mm f1.8 you can get a used Sigma 17-50 f2.8, and for slightly more than that a used Tamron 17-50 f2.8.

The first thing just about everyone does with a kit lens like that is stop using it.

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Sony SLT-A65 Sony 50mm F1.4 Sony DT 35mm F1.8 SAM Sigma 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG Macro
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