Photography is one of the innate talents many possess and can certainly be expressed in different ways. Some express their talents through art, some through music and some via capturing their unique perspective in a photograph.
First of all, you won’t know what you are good at unless you give it a try. So for that, we at CouponCodesMe present to you cameras, lenses and ND filters available at Amazon. These items are bang for the buck irrespective of whether you are a novice or a professional.
Have you ever taken a photograph and felt like you captured the perfect moment but it does not come out the way you want it? It is said, a skilled swordsman is ineffective without his sword. So is the photographer without his camera and for that, we have one of the best cameras in store for you.
Sony Alpha a6000
Sony Alpha a6000 is the best camera for starters. It is a 24 Megapixel CMOS Sensor which captures pictures in full high definition. It has the cutting edge components and manual controls which allow you to take full control of the camera. Sony also provides you with a huge collection of good and sharp E mount lenses. The camera itself comes with a very good lens. It is flexible and can go from 16mm wide to 50mm zoom which is the best focal range for portraits.
Furthermore, this camera has a very good autofocus system with 179 focal phase-detection points and 25 contrast-detection points. All these are paired with a very fast shutter that takes 11 frames per second in full high definition. It will certainly not disappoint you. It even has an eye autofocus system. This feature will not let you miss the focus on the eye which will make your portraits so much better.
Wondering how it performs in low light? With the newly developed Exmor CMOS Sony Sensor and the BIONZ X processor with ISO range from 100 to 25000 you can capture stunning night landscapes, portraits and even a crisp photograph of the stars in the Milky Way Galaxy.
So you wanna be a filmmaker but you can’t afford those expensive cinema cameras? Fret not! Sony A6000 can record those buttery smooth b-rolls at 120 frames per second. Thus, helping you create b-rolls like your favorite YouTubers.
Also, the camera being mirrorless, you need not worry about portability. Its dimensions are 1.8 x 4.7 x 2.6 inches and hence, won’t take up much space. This camera is available on Amazon for AED 1599.
Sigma 16mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens for Sony E Mount
The SIGMA 16mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens is an amazing wide-angle interchangeable lens for Sony E-mount Cameras. The 16mm lens on the Sony A6000 is equivalent to 24mm which is sufficiently wide and remarkably sharp. Thus, making it ideal for landscape photography.
Camera lens with a fixed focal length, known as a prime lens, usually come with a very wide aperture ranging from f2.8 to f1.2. This is the widest providing a very shallow depth of field meaning you get that creamy bokeh or in a layman’s term, background blur.
This lens provides sharp image quality with 16 Elements in 13 Groups. Furthermore, it has very high-end components including three FLD glass and two SLD glass elements along with two molded aspherical elements. These reduce chromatic aberration and ensure very good resolution at a wide-open aperture. This lens also works wonders for capturing the intricate details of the star-studded night sky.
It is available on Amazon for AED 1249.
Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens for Sony E Mount
In contrast, not all photographers incline towards landscape photography. Hence, for all portrait photographers, we have an ideal lens in store for you – the Sigma 30mm. This lens has very fast and smooth autofocus and a wide aperture of 1.4 which gives you the beautiful bokeh effect enjoyed by all the photographers.
The lens is approximately 48mm on a Sony APS-C camera that gives you the same field of view as a 50mm lens on a Full Frame Camera that the professionals use. The 50mm is a very good focal range because it is versatile and can take amazing portrait as well as landscape photos.
It also has an aspherical lens and double aspherical lens elements which drastically increase the sharpness of the lens and reduce chromatic aberrations in your photography.
The build quality is very rugged because of its magnesium casing with a metal mount, handcrafted to provide a very compact design. It has a very lightweight of 263 grams.
This Lens is available on Amazon for AED 1089.
Neutral Density Filter (ND Filter)
What are ND filters?
ND Filters for cameras are like sunglasses for your eyes. Being outside on a bright sunny day without a pair of sunglasses gives you discomfort. Similarly, too much brightness also affects the camera’s ability to provide a good photograph so if you install an ND filter on the lens you will get a crisp and vibrant image or video. You might be wondering what a thing as small as an ND filter can do to your photography. Check it out for yourself. The results may surprise you!
This Variable Neutral Density Filter from K&F is one of the best and is available on Amazon for AED 193.76.