Hawaii vacation lens

Started May 15, 2012 | Discussions thread
Kzoozoomer
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Re: Hawaii vacation lens
In reply to garypaul1256, May 15, 2012

I find my Minolta 100-300 APO D to be a great companion to my 16-80 CZ for these kind of travel trips. Fairly light and compact, it's there if and when I need it and not too burdensome to carry around if I don't. I also bring along my Canon 500D achromatic close-up lens for macro use on the 100-300 APO, not wanting to tote around my macro lenses on such trips.

I'm likely to also bring along either my Sony 35/1.8 or my Minolta 24/2.8 for evening or museum shots. Being obsessive-compulsive, I'm always hesitant to leave behind my Tokina 11-18, but I find that I seldom use it except when photographing historic old houses, cathedrals, palaces and castles. It's a fairly bulky lens to carry around, so advance research and planning for likely photo ops becomes important.

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