Shooting at the beach today

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  1. ababysean

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    Should I use my polarizing filter?
    and I have 3 lens
    18-55, 55-200, and 35 1.8
    Which one would you use?
    I don't want to switch lens on the beach
     
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    Hard to say without seeing the beach and knowing what your shooting. You can always dip into the car and change lens there. I say use the filter if its bright and sunny out.
     
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    It will be at 6pm
     
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    Ok but what are you shooting? Sorry I am trying to determine focal length. Im still going to say use the filter.
     
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    Will you be doing landscape shots?
     
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    Bring them all?
     
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    oh duh!
    a family.
     
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    How many in the family?
     
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    5 mom, dad, and three small children (a baby, 5 YO, and 3 YO)
     
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    Hah Keith beat me to it. I would see how many in the family and were you planning on using the water as a background.
     
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    I bet that 35mm would work great. I really want to try that lens out. But Im afraid if I do it will replace my 50mm. Either way good luck today and looking forward to seeing some pictures.
     
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    Yes, I think I'll start with my 35mm and then if I have to change go to the car. The thing is the beach and the car are a LOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG walk! haha
    Some will be with water, some sand, some under a pier.....
     

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