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best zoom lens for ef cameras? (video)

I'm trying to record videos with my Canon M50. The kit lens does not let in enough light to record details very well in certain rooms of my house; however I love its zoom functionality. I have a Viltrox Speedbooster for opening the aperture and making other lenses compatible. I'm looking to record fast in-and-out zooms you'd see in shows like The Office, but lets in enough light for rooms with only a few light sources. Can anyone offer me any suggestions?

 
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Re: best zoom lens for ef cameras? (video)

Sounds like you'll want to avoid a variable aperature zoom, so you can remove those from your list of candidate lenses.

 

Maybe look at the EF 24-70 f/2.8.

 

Is there any way to add a bit of ambient light to your dark rooms?

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Ricky

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