What would you bring?

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  1. Ector

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    Hi.

    Im goin on a trip to southeast-asia in january and of course i hope to take some pictures. I was just wondering what you would bring on a trip like this. I also want to travel light, as i probably will be doing a bit of hiking.

    I have a Nikon D70 with 2 sigma lensens. 28-55 and 55-200.

    Im thinking maybe i should get a tamron 28-300 instead? Maybe i should get something like a 14mm that i could shoot with under bad lighting conditions? What do u all think?
     
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    How come you don't have a 50mm prime?
    14mm sounds good, but that's a bit wide... Still bring it.
     
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    It was a gift and it wasnt included in the package. If 14 is too wide, what would you get?
     
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    For low light and 1.5? crop factor?

    A prime of some sort for low light. 50mm works good for portraits and is a big too long.

    Something like 24 or 35 mm prime maybe?
     
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    U think i would manage with a 24mm and the 55-210mm or would you get a new lens that covers the range of both lenses i have? Or would you just bring all 3?
     
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    I'd bring... oh man :D

    I'd bring my rebel, 70-200 which is a BEAST, the 18-55 lens and the 50mm prime I have. AND a tripod :D

    You decide. It makes no sense IMO to buy a lens which covers the range of both. It's gonna be worse quality and slower.

    Get 24mm prime and you'll be swept away by sharpness.
     
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    I really dont think i can be bothered to take a tripod with all the carrying that normally takes place on my trips. Tx a lot for you thoughts, appreciate it.
     

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