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Old 05-03-2016, 12:40 PM   #71
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Unless I'm looking at the wrong thing, the FE 70-200 ($1,398.00 at B&H) cost about twice as much as your initial camera and lens purchase ($598.00). I have the 55-210 and it is as good as you will ever need. We're also leaving for Alaska at the end of the month.
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Old 05-03-2016, 12:53 PM   #72
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I have the 55-210 but use the NEX 5n. If you are interested in wildlife photography even 200mm is probably not enough. For landscape the 16-50mm will be fine. The FE 70-200mm will be heavy also, which defeats the purpose of the size of the A6000. Try testing the 55-210mm and then crop to enlarge the subject then revaluate your requirements.

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Old 05-03-2016, 04:00 PM   #73
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Thank you for your responses. I do understand the expense of a new lens, however, I was only using the 70-200 as one example. Also I am not am displeased with the E 55-210 lens. It shoots some great photos. It just that I want the best lens for Alaska as we are takinig our grandson and expect to do some trips in Denali and also whale watching etc. along with probably a flight to the Nort Pole. So I guess I am looking for a lens that is kinda all around to include one that exceptional videos.

Again thanks for any insight
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I recently purchased the Sony A6000 with kit lens. One of which is the E 55-210. As we are going to Alaska at the end of the month I was thinking of buying the Sony FE 70-200 and use that in Alaska instead of the 55-210. Any thoughts on this lens or other lenses for the A6000 would be greatly appreciated.
What would be the advantage of having the FE 70-200?
I'm thinking of getting the A6000 based on the positive comments in this thread.

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Seems we have quite a few Sony Alpha users here.

For those of you that are, I am one of the hosts of the AlphaMirrorless podcast. We discuss all the Sony Alpha Mirrorless cameras, lenses, techniques and more.

Take a listen: http://alphamirrorless.com/

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thanks for the info. Will take a look
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