Buyers Guide to Sony NEX-3 Camera
The Sony NEX-3 is an entry-level professional mirrorless camera system with interchangeable lens capability by one of the most well-known brands. Professional quality photo and video, the APS-C sensor is 14.2 megapixel and delivers brilliant detail even in low-light scenes. If you are looking to buy a lens for the Sony NEX-3, there are many to choose from on eBay if you know what you want; here are a few of the main questions people asked before buying a Sony NEX-3 lens.What lenses are compatible with the Sony NEX-3 lens?
The Sony NEX-3 is an E-mount camera, which means it is compatible with lenses that are E-mount. There are many Sony, Zeiss, and G Master series lenses that are E-mount, all of which are compatible with the Sony NEX-3 lens. Also, there are several A-mount lenses that you can use on the Sony NEX-3 with an A-mount to E-mount adapter. Many affordable options are available on eBay.What lens would work for wedding photography?
The Sony NEX-3 is compatible with a wide variety of lenses, many of which have a variable focal length for flattering wedding photos. The 70-200mm or 80-200mm are known as excellent wedding photography lenses because of the narrow frame and at a lower aperture, which creates a lot of depth of field between the wedding subjects and the background. Here are a few compatible options around the focal length of the Sony NEX-3 lens:
- Sony E 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 lens
- Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 G OSS lens
- Minolta 80-200mm F2.8 lens
There are plenty of lenses at a lower focal length than the standard 50mm, which would be considered wide angle. That is what makes a good landscape photography lens. Landscape lenses for the Sony NEX-3 are considered to be between the focal length range of 14mm to 35mm. Here are a few good options for landscape photography with a Sony NEX-3 lens for the:
- Sony 10-18mm f4 E OSS lens
- 24mm f1.8 Zeiss Sonnar E ZA T* lens
- Sony 35mm f/1.8 OSS Alpha E-mount prime lens
The Sony NEX-3 lens is considered an alpha lens, which is Sonys naming system for cameras with interchangeable lenses. That means they can use both A-mount lenses and E-mount lenses. Keep in mind that only E-mount lenses guarantee to have full functionality with E-mount cameras. Many A-mount lenses offer full functionality with the Sony NEX-3 and 3n, but some may require the installation of additional drivers. You can download drivers for your Sony NEX-3 lens online.Content provided for informational purposes only. eBay is not affiliated with or endorsed by Sony.