Ever just take a 4/3rds system and leave the big DSLR guns at home?

Started Nov 10, 2011 | Discussions thread
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Re: The end result...
In reply to jeffharris, Nov 18, 2011

There's no way I'd carry heavy gear at high altitude myself, but in 2000 I met a guy carrying a 4x5 camera and huge tripod in the Everest region. He was carrying the camera gear himself, but had a porter for everything else. IIRC, he was only taking 5 or so shots a day, but was determined that they be good ones.

If it was me I'd most likely be carrying all my own gear and would either take something like a Fuji X10, or else m43 and the smallest and lightest collection of lenses I thought might work.

Whatever you do, I highly recommend taking a fast prime lens for indoor shots, and less obtrusive will be good for this too.

Have a great trip, and be careful about theft closer to Pokhara if going near Annapurna - anywhere within a day or so walk (by locals, not foreigners) has potential for problems. Don't forget to lock your doors from Gandhrung south!

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