Is the a7 as good as they say and what kind of lens cost am I looking at?

Started Apr 16, 2014 | Discussions thread
Lightshow Veteran Member • Posts: 6,113
Re: Is the a7 as good as they say and what kind of lens cost am I looking at?

Northoceanbeach wrote:

I'm a beginner. I bought a nikon j1 and three lenses four months ago. I would like to upgrade to the v2 or maybe v3, but at v3 prices, the a7 starts to look really tempting.

hmm, why? What does the J1 not do that the A7 does?

if it's because it's "the best" or what ever, then you are upgrading for the wrong reasons, as an analogy, I've seen beginner motorcyclists jump right into the Yamaha R1/Honda CBR. 1000 because they are "the best" they end up crashing them on the way home from the dealer and writing them off.

I too think you will be better served by the A6000

is it really that good? One of the issues people complain about with the nikon 1 series is the small sensor, so full frame sounds great. Of course it would be a bigger system.

A6000 or NEX-6

Ive ve seen the a7 body go for 1300 on ebay and 14-1500 with the kit lens. i would want three. Lenses to start out. What two make a good second and third? You have to use the new ones for the a7 full frame right? I mean, you can use the new, since they have the e mount, but then you lose the benefits of full frame?

is the kit lens good and. Are the other lenses a lot more than for. The nikon 1 series. For example I got a. Zoom for 250 and a prime for also 250. Thanks for you help.--

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