Hello everyone,So I've been going crazy researching cameras and lenses. I finally purchased a Canon T3i but I'm still a bit stumped on lenses. I know to get a Nikkor and I'm looking for a 55mm while…Continue
Hello all. I am trying to figure out what my first digital camera should be. my local camera shop is selling a re furbished Cannon T6i with a w/18-55 m lense for a very good price. being new to the…Continue
"AI or AIS are both fine. 2.8 max aperture is also fine, you probably won't be using it opened up for stop motion, so it's not a particular benefit, but it's certainly not a problem. My 55mm is a 3.5, which for general…"
"Ok, I think that it doesn't much matter about the 2.8 or 3.5 f stops, as you will likely be using long exposures anyway for stop motion. The 3.5 should be a little cheaper.
I think the non AI lenses are older lenses, and are simply not as good,…"
Hello everyone,So I've been going crazy researching cameras and lenses. I finally purchased a Canon T3i but I'm still a bit stumped on lenses. I know to get a Nikkor and I'm looking for a 55mm while trying for a 3.5 f-stop but this is where it gets tricky. Doing searches on E-bay, most of the AI 3.5 lenses have issues: fungus, hazing, or just not in very fair condition. However I've found non-AI lenses that are in good or very good condition. I tried searching the forums here to see if there's…See More
"Thanks Nick. yes i am aware of not using the Cannon lens after reviewing some older threads and reading in particular what you had to say about Nikon lenses and such. thanks again. and by the way your work and various tutorials a great."