Lens focal lengths for Easter Island

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Lens focal lengths for Easter Island
Nov 19, 2012

I'll be in Easter Island early next year and my research has not given me the information I need to know what lens focal lengths to bring. For those of you who have photographed there, how close will I be able to get to the Moai -- close enough for a super-wide to give me an interesting perspective?  How wide?  Are some Moai to be found only in the distance and require a telephoto lens for decent detail?  How long a telephoto?  Are there vantage points that will enable me to get good overviews of the Moai -- for that, will a semi-wide or normal focal length be useful?  I do want to carry light and, therefore, don't want to bring an arsenal of lenses.  I'd appreciate any information about the most useful lenses you have used.  Thanks, Tom

(moved from Nikon DSLR Lens talk)

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