Hi Good day.
Sorry for a long post... I am messed up with too much info online, so seeking help from forum members...
I have bought Sony a7iii body, but totally confused with a video lens to choose (at present due to budget has to go for only 1 lens - any lens <$1000, better if less best) Purpose of Usage is making Self Content (not for client):
50% Videos Shoot (Youtube Videos & Short Indie Films but good cinematic quality)
30% Vlogging Videos (Still with tripod in a room not travel handheld, buying external monitor to lookup)
20% Still Photoshoot (For Thumbnails & Social Media Graphics)
#1 Most pref. i might need autofocus lens so non professional helper can use it to make my videos, if lets say i am anchoring/acting in video.
#2 Might use with DJI gimble in future, so not too long / heavy lens
#3 Confused with 50 mm vs 35 mm (as most videos will be indoor/rooms, so i think 35 better ?) any disadvantage of 35 over 50 ??? for full frame body
#4 With sony a7iii eye / face tracing autofocus, do we still opt for fixed cinelenses / prime still lenses ? Is focus breathing and light change a big issue in making videos ?
#5 What to choose Samyang cine 1.5 vs Sigma Art vs Sony G vs Other options ? Keeping in mind <$1000 range
A detailed suggestion will be wonderful and life saving...
PS: Have recently used a7s2 with Samyang Cine lens 1.5 - the output with proper led lights was decent / good, not out of the world... and sometime face out of focus
(its a manual lens, too much time consuming retakes, espc if its time to time movement based / kids game / walking type)
you know many time actors face/body move forward and backward while talking.... bokeh was okaish, as in rooms you really dont have much distance behind...