Fact is that most first time buyers and novices don't understand the importance of the lens when they are buying their first sub $1000 DSLR. And the only way a beginner will ever understand this is after using the product for a while.
This article does a great job helping the novice understand that to achieve noise free freeze action in low-light like they see in magazines and newspapers at grade school Basketball, Football, Volleyball games, will in most cases require they upgrade the stock kit lens.
What most 1st timers never seem to understand is the these cheap kit lenses never let you maintain a fixed aperture as you zoom. This is the the main down fall for the kit lens in low light situations.
The selection of lenses in the list is great. A $600 constant aperature 2.8 lens will dramatically improve the image over the stock 3.5-5.6 lens which is seriously useless indoors for fast moving subjects.
I do believe you should add a 50MM f1.4 to the list as this is the best bang for the buck to improve low light performance. That lens is a game changer to achieve stop action in low light.
Thanks B&H for the great information as always.
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