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Old Aug 12, 2013, 3:28 PM   #1
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Default i need a lens for shooting videos / short films

hello ,

i have a nikon D3100 with lens Nikkor DX 18-200mm VR
i need you to recommend to me a good lens for shooting videos/short films
from the cheapest to the expensive one

thanks.
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Old Aug 12, 2013, 3:48 PM   #2
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hello ,

i have a nikon D3100 with lens Nikkor DX 18-200mm VR
i need you to recommend to me a good lens for shooting videos/short films
from the cheapest to the expensive one

thanks.
srry lens i have is Nikon 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G AF-S VR
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Old Aug 12, 2013, 7:21 PM   #3
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In general, for video you need a quiet lens so that the sound of the AF doesn't get recorded with the other audio. You should also get a single lens with a zoom range that will cover what you want to capture. While superzoom lenses (18-200mm and the like) aren't especially good for still images, videos have much lower resolution, so the flaws aren't as apparent. Sigma has an 18-200 and an 18-250, and Tamron has a 18-270, all of which are stabilized and they all have ultrasonic AF motors.
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