Going to the toilets... what lens should I take ?

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JP Scherrer
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Going to the toilets... what lens should I take ?
Apr 29, 2014

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Has anyone ever counted the number of thread titles with: "I'm going to France/Italy/Spain/etc... , what lens should I take ?" ????

It's getting ridiculous ! Why all these people don't MAKE A SEARCH for existing threads on the same subject prior to write their own ? Besides, aren't they grown-up enough to IMAGINE what kind of lens one usually could/would use when visiting a city, museum, church, mountain, etc... ??

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I find that a wide angle is most appropriate (nt)
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Re: Going to the toilets... what lens should I take ?
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JP Scherrer wrote:

[RANT ON]

Has anyone ever counted the number of thread titles with: "I'm going to France/Italy/Spain/etc... , what lens should I take ?" ????

It's getting ridiculous ! Why all these people don't MAKE A SEARCH for existing threads on the same subject prior to write their own ? Besides, aren't they grown-up enough to IMAGINE what kind of lens one usually could/would use when visiting a city, museum, church, mountain, etc... ??

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It's an opportunity to list their gear....

Should I take my D4, D800, Df, or d610???

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Well, I guess that if I were...
In reply to JP Scherrer, Apr 29, 2014

going to the Dunny in Aus. , I'd take my 500vr just in case there was a Funnel-Web hanging about .  I guess it would depend on what part of the world the Toilet was located in

Have a good one anyway

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Has anyone ever counted the number of thread titles with: "I'm going to France/Italy/Spain/etc... , what lens should I take ?" ????

It's getting ridiculous ! Why all these people don't MAKE A SEARCH for existing threads on the same subject prior to write their own ? Besides, aren't they grown-up enough to IMAGINE what kind of lens one usually could/would use when visiting a city, museum, church, mountain, etc... ??

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i aleays take my 70-200 f4 with VR ... this is important, because it is usually not good light there and VR helpd a lot. i choose this lens, because it gives me good sharpness on this place and i can do macro shots and nice closeups.
do you take prims or zooms?

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Macro

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Don't forget the lens wipes.

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How about a good waterproof lens for those in-depth reverse angle shots...

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American Standard lens.
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LTA wrote:

Don't forget the lens wipes.

... and flush first!

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... fitted with an anti-coriolis effect filter for those, err, down under?!

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BEWARE THE TOILET DOOR THAT STATES BEWARE THE STEP, FOR SOMEONE HAS PINCHED THE SEAT, ONLY TWO FOOTPRINTS REMAIN AND A HOLE REMAIN !!!!

In that case a tele lens to see if anyone has fell down hole

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Re: Going to the toilets... what lens should I take ?
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Oh! It's a rant!

Otherwise when seing thread title, initial thought was "Any crap lens will do"...

Sorry!

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Janoch wrote:

Oh! It's a rant!

Otherwise when seing thread title, initial thought was "Any crap lens will do"...

Sorry!

... now that's a stinker!

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Re: what lens should I take ?No doubt...
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A fisheye for sure,  If not, you may get away with an ultrawide.

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Best rant/humor combo. All we need now is the comic illustration. Charlie Brown seems appropriate.

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Re: I find that a wide angle is most appropriate (nt)
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Better make sure that your protruding front element doesn't dangle in the water.

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always remain aware of your surroundings and of others in the facilities. Show the lens at the wrong time and you may find yourself carrying that lens in a manner you would not have anticipated!

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Wouldn't it be more effective just not to read silly threads? :)
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Yep, definitely an exotic telephoto is required.

And I'd also suggest that UV or neutral filter plus plenty of lens wipes is to be recommended.

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