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I’m new to photography and video. I want to shoot epic cinematic videos of the places I travel. I got the 6400 with the Sony 18-105 f4 and the sigma trio 16 30 and 56 all f1.4. Do I need all these? I also bought a dji ronin sc gimbal and a mavic air 2. And oh yeah gopro 9. Which of these lenses should o get rid of? Or should keep them? I’m keeping the 16 from sigma for sure but not sure if I need all the other ones. Advice needed to a newb lol

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How can anyone but you decide which lenses to keep? We don't know your budget, use cases, storage space, bag size, tolerance to carrying heavy stuff around, tolerance of spouse to your excessive spendings, etcetera etcetera.

If you really like that 16mm, you can sell everything else for all I care. Or keep it for you might one day find out you actually like 30mm and/or 56mm as well. Sell the 18-105, the Sigma primes are so much better! No wait, keep it: you might occasionally want to get some smooth zoom-action in your footage. It balances nicely on gimbals with that internal zoom as well. Heck, sell everything and buy the new Tamron 17-70 f/2.8 zoom. It's stabilised, just about covers your Sigms trio in terms of focal length and will likely be better optically than the 18-105. Darn, balancing that thing on your gimbal will be a pain...

Choices choices... Something every single forum member out here has to deal with.

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On 12/4/2020 at 8:17 PM, Travelvideoguy said:

I got the 6400 with the Sony 18-105 f4 and the sigma trio 16 30 and 56

Would definitely sell the 30mm, maybe even the 56 as well if you don't do portraits. How are the videos coming out? I know GoPro9 stabilization is super smooth, but a6400 with f1.4 Sigma can look mesmerizing with that delicious bokeh & superior low light performance, compared to GoPro.

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