Results 1 to 16 of 16

Thread: what lense ?

  1. #1

    Default what lense ?

    what lense to bring for travelling to vietnam ?

    28-135 ?
    70-200 ?
    17-40 ?

  2. #2

    Default

    Thread moved to General, Reviews/Previews, Technical Discussions.

  3. #3

    Default

    Bring all...

    U'll regret it of U don't...
    Just that U do not need to carry all the lenses in the bag... leave some in your hotel room/safe.

  4. #4

    Default

    Assuming only allow 1 lens.

    The 28-135 seem the best travelling lens amongst your 3 choice in terms of coverage but again it depends on your style.

    I love street photography and can shamelessly shoot near to people subject and it is good for landscapes. So my 17-40 is always in my travel bag. I couple it with the good ól 50/1.8.

    My another travel set up is the tamron 28-75 with my newly acquired sigma 15mm fisheye.

    I never bring tele along for travel because I do not usually need tele. I only bring tele for revisits when I know which place require tele shoots.

  5. #5
    Senior Member ivor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2002
    Location
    SINGAPOUR
    Posts
    1,369

    Default

    I have been using the 28-135 IS for travelling. Then again, depend of what you want to shoot.

    For your case, if I am you, I would bring both the 17-40 (to cover a little wide) & 28-135 (to cover a little tele)

    Quote Originally Posted by myloplex
    what lense to bring for travelling to vietnam ?

    28-135 ?
    70-200 ?
    17-40 ?

  6. #6

    Default

    Ok.. this reply more constructive...

    I'll bring the 17-40, and 70-200
    Coz dun think I'll need anything in between.

    If die die only can bring 1, then it'll be the 28-135

  7. #7

    Default

    28-135 and 1 wide will be good.



    Alternatively, bring 1 50mm only, it's cheap, so even if you drop it, you feel no pain.

    Just need to do some walking.


  8. #8

    Default

    will i get robbed in vietnam with a 10D ? hahahaha
    Any bad experiences ?

  9. #9

    Default

    myloplex: When and where are you going? If you are using a 1.6x crop body... bring the 17-40, you will need it.

    Going to Hanoi myself next week, will be bring 16-35, 50/1.4 and 70-200 IS & 1.4x, 550EX and a table top tripod.

  10. #10

    Default

    I guess the question should be "what lense is good to bring vietnam ?"

    For me , I would bring 17-40L and a portrait lens like 85mm , 100mm , 135mm for light weight travelling
    See my Photo Gallery at the Clubsnap

  11. #11
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2002
    Location
    Singapore
    Posts
    12,938

    Default

    how about 17-40F4L and 70-200F4L?

    .... and a 35mmf2 for low light shots.

  12. #12
    Deregistered
    Join Date
    Dec 2002
    Location
    Singapore
    Posts
    6,601

    Default

    tim, are you shooting for the sea games?

  13. #13

    Default

    Nah, not covering the games for anyone, but will try to shoot the games if I can get my hands on a media pass (highly doubtful though).

    It's a personal trip, joining a pal which is covering the games now, for a 10 days vacation and photo trip there.
    Last edited by oeyvind; 4th December 2003 at 05:52 PM.

  14. #14
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Location
    Singapore, Bedok
    Posts
    1,785

    Default

    For a 10D, i'd choose a 17-40 and a 85/1.8 for the trip.

  15. #15
    Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2003
    Location
    Western Singapore
    Posts
    432

    Default

    Determine what are the subject you want to shoot in vietnam. Landscape? bring 17-40. Street shooting ? bring 28 - 135. In my opinion, 70 - 200 may not be necessary for travel use. The best is to bring both 17-40 & 28-135. But if you want to bring only one lens, choose 28-135. For me, I would bring 17-40 & couple with a 50mm.

  16. #16

    Default

    try the 35-350mm

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •