What gear for a Hawaii (Kauai) trip?

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laguire Contributing Member • Posts: 503
What gear for a Hawaii (Kauai) trip?

I'm going on a week long trip to Kauai and was trying to figure out what gear to bring.   Just got a a7 so still resetting how I think of lenses to full frame.   I've also gone through a few year phase of being a gear minimalist and just carrying a Nex 5, 16mm, 50 mm,  and the 18-55 kit lens.   I have a bunch of a-mount lenses,  but don't want to lug too much gear

So cameras: a7 and either the Nex 5 or 3n as a smaller backup.  Laea4 for any amount lenses.

Lens options:

FE lenses 28-70 kit, and 35  (tryng to resist the urge to blow more money and get the 55)

nex crop lenses 16, sigma 30,  50,  16-50 and 18-55 kit lenses

amount sigma 14/2.8, sign 20/1.8,

minolta 28/2,  50/1.7, 85/1.4,  135/1.8, 135stf

zooms Sony 24-70/2.8, min 80-200/2.8,  sig 100-300/4


I'm most concerned about the wide end..  Is it worth bringing the 14 or 20mm sigma which aren't the best lenses?   And not sure how much reach I'll need.   Was thinking of just stopping with the 85.  Not sure if there's a reason to bring a 135..

Anyone have any thoughts?   And any places to see in Kauai would be appreciated.   Thanks in advance for the help.

 laguire's gear list:laguire's gear list
Sony Alpha DSLR-A700 Sony Alpha NEX-5 Sony Alpha a7 Sony E 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS Sony E 16mm F2.8 Pancake +17 more
Sony Alpha a7
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