Vacation: Taking two cameras?!

Started Oct 1, 2012 | Discussions thread
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garyhgaryh Contributing Member • Posts: 551
Vacation: Taking two cameras?!

I am toying with the idea of taking two cameras to Yosemite this week.
I just got my d800e and want to take it up, but the idea of switching between
my lenses got me thinking of taking up two cameras:

Camera 1: D5100 w/ Sigma 8-16mm
Camera 2: D800e w/ Sigma 50-500mm OS + Nikon 28-300mm + a 35mm prime
I'll also be taking along a tripod

The idea of dragging two camera long seems logical since I can switch back and forth

between wide angle and telephoto, BUT I'll have to bring chargers for each and figure
out how to hold all the equipment on my 4 day hike.

What would you do?
Take one camera and your selected lens or take two cameras?

I'm really on the fence on what to do and I'm hoping to get some ideas or opinions
about this. I carried my sigma 50-500mm on a local hike up 2000 ft and by the
time I got back home, my shoulder was killing me!

Any other items I should consider bringing while on this trip? Been thinking about getting
a ND and a CPL filter.


Nikon D5100 Nikon D800E
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