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Lil_Gueto
#1 Jul 4 2016 08:15am
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In my last thread I asked about quality cameras for beginner photography and I was promptly recommended DSLR, specifically the Sony a6000 (budget would be ~$500-700 AUD).

Ive also been recommended the following cameras:
- Nikon D3300
- Canon EOS 750D (Rebel T6i)
- Nikon D5500
- Canon EOS 700D (Rebel T5i)
What are your thoughts regarding these cameras? Keeping in mind their desired purpose. (Beginner photography and Youtube videos - up close tutorials etc.)

How big is the difference in video quality between 3 fps and 5 fps max video resolution?

Lastly, what are some other good quality items I may need for enhanced viewing pleasure -- and that wont dig too deep into the hip pocket. (Ie. mic devices etc)


Looking forward to some good feedback! Cheers guys :)
Canadian_Man
#2 Jul 4 2016 12:42pm
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Maybe expand what you're looking at and take a look at the Sony A6300. The A6000 looks good.

Lil_Gueto
#3 Jul 6 2016 01:05am
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Quote (Canadian_Man @ Jul 5 2016 04:42am)
Maybe expand what you're looking at and take a look at the Sony A6300. The A6000 looks good.



Expand to what? What are your recommendations? I'm very green in this area so need help!

Yeah I agree the A6000 was recommended by couple other jsp users. I'll look into the a6300.
Would it still be as viable for videoing as other options?


Few more questions in the OP, but thanks for the reply!
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#4 Jul 6 2016 10:28am
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Fujifilm Xt10.
Or the fujifilm X-e2

Can get a cheap Rode mic that attaches to it as well.




I can safely say after using this camera I would never buy any other Budget camera. Fuji NAILS this mirrorless setup and its awesome.
Canadian_Man
#5 Jul 7 2016 03:38am
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Quote (Lil_Gueto @ Jul 6 2016 12:05am)
Expand to what? What are your recommendations? I'm very green in this area so need help!

Yeah I agree the A6000 was recommended by couple other jsp users. I'll look into the a6300.
Would it still be as viable for videoing as other options?


Few more questions in the OP, but thanks for the reply!


What is "3 fps and 5 fps max video resolution". FPS refers to frames per second, not resolution.

Aside from the camera, you will need to purchase lenses. My camera is worth over $2000, and I have about $3000 worth of lenses. If I had a $500 camera, I would still likely have about $2000 worth of lenses at least to meet my needs. That isn't to say you need to dump that much cash on lenses right away.

For video, you will want to look at external audio, as well as proper stabilization equipment (just holding the camera with your hands won't do).

This post was edited by Canadian_Man on Jul 7 2016 03:39am
Lil_Gueto
#6 Jul 8 2016 11:54pm
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Quote (Canadian_Man @ Jul 7 2016 07:38pm)
What is "3 fps and 5 fps max video resolution". FPS refers to frames per second, not resolution.

Aside from the camera, you will need to purchase lenses. My camera is worth over $2000, and I have about $3000 worth of lenses. If I had a $500 camera, I would still likely have about $2000 worth of lenses at least to meet my needs. That isn't to say you need to dump that much cash on lenses right away.

For video, you will want to look at external audio, as well as proper stabilization equipment (just holding the camera with your hands won't do).


Ok, the specs on certain sites list it exactly like that though (3 fps and 5 fps max video resolution).. why would they call it that? does it actually relate to video resolution?


What sort of lenses would I need?

Ok cool, any specific brands for a quality but not too expensive mic?
And ill look into tripods too.


Any other good cameras that will be effective for video as well as photography?

Quote (Conspire @ Jul 7 2016 02:28am)
Fujifilm Xt10.
Or the fujifilm X-e2

Can get a cheap Rode mic that attaches to it as well.




I can safely say after using this camera I would never buy any other Budget camera. Fuji NAILS this mirrorless setup and its awesome.


interesting, thanks! Ill definitely look into these :)


e/ what exactly is a mirrorless setup?

This post was edited by Lil_Gueto on Jul 8 2016 11:54pm
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#7 Jul 9 2016 05:18pm
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I don't know. You'll have to link me to what you're referring to, otherwise I have no idea what the 3 fps and 5 fps is.

I don't know about any quality mics. I know DSLR's, and so I know a bit about video, but I'm not interested in video.

I looked into the Sony A6300. It has significant rolling shutter problems. Looks like jello when you film and move the camera around. I don't know if the A6000 has this same issue. But 4k video may be something you may want to do.

As for lenses, it's up to you. You may want a shallow depth of field, so you might want a Sigma 24mm f1.4 prime, or a 35mm f1.4 prime on crop. You might want a zoom so a 17-50mm f2.8 or Sigma's 18-35 f1.8 are both good (the Sigma 18-35 f1.8 is excellent for video and photography on crop sensor cameras). You might want ultrawide. I don't really know, depends on what you film.
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#8 Jul 17 2016 11:30pm
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Quote (Canadian_Man @ Jul 10 2016 09:18am)
I don't know. You'll have to link me to what you're referring to, otherwise I have no idea what the 3 fps and 5 fps is.

I don't know about any quality mics. I know DSLR's, and so I know a bit about video, but I'm not interested in video.

I looked into the Sony A6300. It has significant rolling shutter problems. Looks like jello when you film and move the camera around. I don't know if the A6000 has this same issue. But 4k video may be something you may want to do.

As for lenses, it's up to you. You may want a shallow depth of field, so you might want a Sigma 24mm f1.4 prime, or a 35mm f1.4 prime on crop. You might want a zoom so a 17-50mm f2.8 or Sigma's 18-35 f1.8 are both good (the Sigma 18-35 f1.8 is excellent for video and photography on crop sensor cameras). You might want ultrawide. I don't really know, depends on what you film.


alright lets keep lenses for a later discussion. It will be costly enough purchasing the right camera w/ accessories for video/audio quality.

So first maybe we should talk about specs. You just mentioned 4k video may be something I want, would this produce hd 720p+ on youtube vids?

what other specs would i need for great sound/audio quality?



similarly, what are the standard-high standard quality specs on a camera for capturing pictures?
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#9 Aug 11 2016 08:42am
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Quote (Lil_Gueto @ Jul 18 2016 03:30pm)
alright lets keep lenses for a later discussion. It will be costly enough purchasing the right camera w/ accessories for video/audio quality.

So first maybe we should talk about specs. You just mentioned 4k video may be something I want, would this produce hd 720p+ on youtube vids?

what other specs would i need for great sound/audio quality?



similarly, what are the standard-high standard quality specs on a camera for capturing pictures?


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Lil_Gueto
#10 Aug 21 2016 07:28am
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