Hi everyone, disclaimer: I am French! and i know gear is "not that important" but i want to start well! i am new to photography, i learn fast (because i love to learn new artistic skills an i have ideas) (i know it takes time...). I want to make boudoir photography, nude photo and erotic. My father (photographer) gives me as gift a Canon 1300D with 18-55 (i start with it but it is poor even with manual mod and i m frustrated); For boudoir: i wanted to buy a Sony A7 (II or III). The Sony seemed to be simplier, perfect and cheaper than canon eos mk pros AND I could use old lenses from "argentic" (cheaper too). I have learned than i will need 50mm old lenses (or bigger (for shy models)) with f1,4 1,8 (for closer focus...) and bigger apertures too . (too expensive so looked at M42 old lenses...) i ve seen than 4/3 hybrid mirrorless from olympus or fujifilm (i m not sure one or the other or the twice) could do the job (adapt old lenses and good quality). The problem is the AutoFocus versus Manual Focus in this kind of situations! Someone said to me than it's better to start with lingerie (easier and better results for beginner). How and what can i use? I know "gears don't make good photos" idea but in the other hand it's false. I think i need big aperture with any lens but fixed (fixe in french) if possible. Good quality with high isos (in darker situations) (black and white prefered). Am I wrong? Any idea for cheap but good gear(s) for BOUDOUR OR related? Even old alternatives (16 M PiXels AT LEAST). Thanks in advance!