Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Digital SLR and Interchangeable Lens Cameras > Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Jul 9, 2012, 7:36 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 1
Default Need Recommendation for Sony A550 lenses for Weddings?

Hello there,

I own a Sony A550 with the factory lens.

I am going to start taking photos on weddings semi-professionally so i would like to ask you to recommend me lenses for my camera.

Budget 300+ dollars.

In addition, i would like to ask you your opinion about how much would you rate the camera and the lenses you recommend to me, especially for wedding photography.

Thank you in advance!

Fotis.
Fonias is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Jul 10, 2012, 10:48 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Irvine, CA
Posts: 750
Default

If your limited to $300. your going to find it a challenge to get a lens for weddings.
I suggest trying to find your way into the Sony 18-50mm f2.8 It is virtually silent (important for weddings), very fast and excellent IQ.

You'll never be carpenter if all you have is a ball peen hammer.

I think you have posted this in the wrong forum.
__________________
A77, 28-75mm f/2.8, 16-50mm f2.8, 18-250mm f3.5, 70-300mm f4.5G SSM
Flying Fossil is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 10, 2012, 10:55 AM   #3
Administrator
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Savannah, GA (USA)
Posts: 22,378
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Flying Fossil View Post
I think you have posted this in the wrong forum.
Yep. It was posted in the Sony forum for Point and Shoot models. So, I've moved it to Sony Alpha dSLR / Konica Minolta dSLR, Sony SLT Forum, where more of our members with Sony dSLR models may see it and make suggestions.
JimC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jul 10, 2012, 11:48 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
TCav's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Washington, DC, Metro Area, Maryland
Posts: 13,544
Default

For weddings, I'd get a Sony HVL-F43AM Flash ($320), and I'd stick with the 18-55 kit lens until I could afford the Sony/Zeiss 16-80.
__________________
  • The lens is the thing.
  • 'Full Frame' is the new 'Medium Format'.
  • "One good test is worth a thousand expert opinions." - Tex Johnston, Boeing 707 test pilot.
TCav is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 6:08 PM.