First Lense(s) for the A7IV

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JpGomez Contributing Member • Posts: 548
Re: First Lense(s) for the A7IV

surfoxy wrote:

I think I'm going to pre-order the A7IV. Really want to get something better for action photos and video than my X-T2. For sports I mostly shoot mountain bikes and surfing. I think I want probably a wide angle zoom maybe in the 24-70 range, plus a 70-200 zoom. Could see wider at the wide end if there's something like that available.

I'm not really familiar with the whole ecosystem of lenses for Sony. I want both to be fast, minimum of f2.8. It gets dark in them there woods! I know Sony has this covered with their range of lenses, but are there other, cheaper options with that kind of speed and zoom range which you might recommend?

I may sell the X-T2, I may not. Hard to replace the reach of that camera with the 70-300 (105-450 equivalent), and the primes I do love. Thanks for your advice!

Plenty of 2.8 choices for 24-70

-Sony GM 24-70

-Sigma 24-70

-announced Samyang 24-70

-rumored Sony GM 24-70 II

Options for 28-70/75

-Tamron 28-75

-Sigma 28-70

-announced Tamron 28-75 G2

Options from APS-C

-Sony 16-55

-Tamron 17-70

-Sigma 18-50

I don't shoot mountain bikes and surfing, but perhaps Tamron 35-150 2.8 will work for both sports?

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