Any sony lens suggestions?

3 years 6 months ago #621951 by Erik Bowen

I recently pick up the a7ii on sale as a beginner full frame camera. I have the 28-70 kit lens. Any suggestions on decently price lens for mostly macro and landscape? I see most of Sony lens are over 1k dollars, I am not wanting to spend that much as of right now/

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3 years 5 months ago #625683 by KENT MELTON
Would you consider used?  

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3 years 5 months ago #625702 by Troponin
Along with the used idea, there are several options.

1. Earlier lens designs-Sony makes 2-3 e mount macro lenses. The earlier ones are in the $500 range.

2. Extension tubes-inexpensive alternative, but probably the lowest light and IQ option.

3. Sigma and Tamron have options as well

4. Raynox 250- this is a magnifier that attaches to your lens. I see some people getting good IQ and images with this set up, and it’s not expensive at all if you already have a lens

5. Reversing your lens- there are kits that allow you to reverse your lens, which will give you a very close min focusing distance. 

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