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Jul 20, 2011 11:45 as a reply to  @ post 12792166 |  #7306

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Jul 20, 2011 16:22 |  #7307

eskimochaos wrote in post #12792166 (external link)
Hey guys, I'm going on a European family cruise at the end of the summer. I'd like a 2 lens solution for my 5DII and was thinking of picking up a 24-70 and 50mm 1.4 Sigma. Key photography points are The Acropolis, The Amalfi Coast and Positano, Sicily and the various sights around Rome. I know 24mm isn't quite wide enough for the Colosseum but its enough for me. I'd like the 50mm for on board the ship family photos and for low light stuff inside St Peter's and the like.

Anyone use something similar as a travel setup? Based on my destinations I don't think I'll need longer or wider. I've read the Europe "recomendation" threads and this seems like a good fit. I'm also looking into getting a CPL for the landscape shots that are, unfortunately, going to have to be taken in midday sun.

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I wouldn't bother with a 50 if I was taking the 24-70. If I'm gonna carry two lenses I'm not gonna duplicate range. I get that they can be used differently but not differently enough for me for travel purposes. I carry 11-16, 24-70 and 70-200 for travel, thus, my advice to you is getting something longer for detail shots, or, more practically based on your destinations, get something a bit wider for the tight spaces you're going to be in.


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Jul 20, 2011 23:57 |  #7308

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Jul 21, 2011 02:47 |  #7309

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Jul 21, 2011 12:17 as a reply to  @ VillanuevaPhotography's post |  #7310

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Jul 21, 2011 14:00 |  #7311

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Jul 21, 2011 16:50 as a reply to  @ ions's post |  #7312

ions - wow!! Incredible captures... I reckon bw!

Congrats! Would love to get some captures like these some day... Going back down to Cape Town (my home town) next week, work, but still, with some luck enough time to use my new equipment in a slightly more scenic place than I'm currently stuck in (Jo'burg!)

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Jul 21, 2011 17:11 |  #7313

Thank you, that's the first time anyone has suggested a bw! for one of my images. :o


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Jul 21, 2011 17:58 |  #7314

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Jul 21, 2011 19:05 |  #7316

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Jul 21, 2011 20:11 |  #7317

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Jul 22, 2011 01:08 |  #7319

Fantastic pictures ions, that last one reminds me of some Ansel Adams work :)

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Jul 22, 2011 03:12 |  #7320

TustinMike- delicious pics, I just got some macaroons for the wife for her birthday


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