I've used my 5D3 in light rain (including at an amusement park with mist coming off of fountains/rides) with appropriately weather-sealed lenses. Ditto for humid rainforest conditions. No problems at all.
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I'm from Australia... Central America is not that closeTouché. If you are going to make it a photo-focused honeymoon, take your good equipment and just be smart. At the resorts where I stay, its not uncommon to see tourists with 1-series bodies hanging around their necks, so you won't be the only person there with nice gear. My vote goes for the simple and effective combo of 24-70 plus 70-300. I agree a fill flash is a good idea.
The consensus seems to be to take a telephoto over the UWA, which is helpful to know.When visiting the jungle with waterfalls, caves, large Mayan complexes, and whatnot - there are ample opportunities to use the UWA. But if you want to pack light, just reply on the wide end of the 24-70.
On a side note, I have been looking into Central and South America a lot lately. I have heard, though travel agencies, etc., don't really advertise it, that Belize has a lot of crime. A friend of mine just got back last week and I spoke with her yesterday and she confirmed that.While I have no basis to comment on the experience of your friend, I will respectfully disagree that Belize has a lot of crime. At least as an across the board statement.
I'm having a hard time selling the 17-55. Damn thing is in mint condition, cleaned by Canon inside and out and shoved straight back in the box. $799 but nada. I wonder if the Sigma 18-35 is swaying peoples decision?I've had the exact same problem for probably six months. Still no takers at $700.
I doubt you would have hard time selling 17-55 and 50 f1.4. Those are great lenses.Only one of each?
The question is, what are you going to do with the money?
1. 1D X
2. 300 f2.8 IS II
4. 400 f2.8 IS II
If you are using the 24-105 on a cropped-frame camera, it will never be anywhere near as sharp as if you use it on a full-frame camera.I agree completely. Shortly after getting the 24-105, I moved to a 5D3... where its flaws are even more apparent IMO. Thanks for the feedback!
There was also a time (now) when OK referred to the state where I live...There was a time when OK referred to something being "all correct"...I think they are OK.
This is my exact response!! Thanks.