Italy trip


shaoquan

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Hi guys! i will be going too italy soon. Shd i get a ultra wude angle lens for taking landscape? and is there anything i need to take note of? flying in around 3weeks time! i am of a kiasu person and a 1st trip with my dslr :/
 

dapier

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Hi guys! i will be going too italy soon. Shd i get a ultra wude angle lens for taking landscape? and is there anything i need to take note of? flying in around 3weeks time! i am of a kiasu person and a 1st trip with my dslr :/

Hi, I went to Italy in 2008 for a month. I feel an ultra wide angle lens is no use. A 24-70 and 70-200mm, fisheye lens (for FX) r best for italy. In Rome, it will be nice to use a fisheye for the drawings on the ceilings. In smaller towns as well as other cities, 24-70 n 70-200mm are more than enough.

I brought an ultra wide lens too but find the subjects too small when u use it.

U may need to use f/2.8 and high ISO quite often for shots in the churches as the sky may get dark early during winter
 

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