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Old 03-11-2018, 10:36 AM   #1
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Recommendation for mirrorless camera + pancake lens + long zoom lens?

Going to Africa for a 1 month holiday, and looking for a mirrorless camera with a long zoom lens + pancake.
The idea is:
- Long zoom lens for those safari shots
- Pancake lens for more portability when moving around the city

I don't need those 16-50mm lenses.

Anyone has any recommendations? My budget can go up to $1500 (maybe a bit more).

Thank you!
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Old 03-11-2018, 11:34 AM   #2
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So you have any preference for which mirror less system ? Is camera body size/design a factor ? I.e. Big small, rangefinder dslr

M43 - Panasonic Olympus
APSC - Sony Fujifilm Canon

Full frame mirror less, I think, is out of your budget

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Old 03-11-2018, 11:54 AM   #3
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Prefer smaller body.
I guess APS-C should yield better image quality generally?
Was originally looking at Sony A6300 but wondering if there are better options for roughly the same price range.
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Prefer smaller body.
I guess APS-C should yield better image quality generally?
Was originally looking at Sony A6300 but wondering if there are better options for roughly the same price range.
APS-C sensors generally have better low light and dynamic range but it's not a huge gap unless you are doing pixel peeping, prints or professional work.

Both m43 and aps-c systems have small camera bodies. But only the former has smaller lenses due to the smaller sensor.

If you prefer aps-c , I would recommend you go Fujifilm if video is not your main priority. They have better glass.

If vlogging is a requisite, then Sony.

Canon's mirrorless offerings are disappointing to say the least unless you have a large collection of Canon glass to use via adapter.

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