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    Smile Visiting Tunisia - Tunis and Carthage any tips or recommendation?

    Hi there,

    Anyone on here been to Tunisia before? I will be going end of march and will be there for 3 to 4 days in Tunis and Carthage.

    1) Any place that is a must not miss?
    2) I currently have the following equipment and thinking of getting the oly 12-40mm for this trip should I?
    3) For zoom do you guys think the 12-50mm will be good enough plus the primes?
    4) What should I bring what should i leave behind?
    5) Is the 40-150mm needed?

    Equipment
    - OMD Em5
    - Oly 12-50mm
    - OLy 17 1.8
    - oly 45mm 1.8
    - Pana 14mm
    - Oly 40-150mm
    - Fuji X100
    - Ricoh GR

    Thanks in advance for any help and suggestions.

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    Default Re: Visiting Tunisia - Tunis and Carthage any tips or recommendation?

    You mean end of May?
    I have not been there.
    But talking about photography equipment. It's all up to you.
    You like landscape? Street? Night photo? Portrait?
    Light weight? How much you can carry? How much you willing to carry?

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    I wouldn't bring too much. It'll be starting to get hot by May. Choose either the 14mm or 17mm for street and landscape. 12-50 zoom should be more than adequate. Lighting will be very harsh. Bring CPLs and lens hoods.

    Hopefully the revolution hasn't increased street crime, but the touting is truly annoying, at least in the touristy parts of Tunis. Outside of the touristy areas people are much nicer. Sidi Bou Said is gorgeous.

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    Default Re: Visiting Tunisia - Tunis and Carthage any tips or recommendation?

    Thanks for the replies. Unfortunately I had to cancel my trip to Tunisia due to skew ups with the visa. What a bummer.

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