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VelocideX

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Re: Recommended lenses for travel to Central America
« Reply #15 on: August 25, 2013, 05:32:33 AM »
try 18-55 f3.5-5.6

I have a 5D3 - don't need EF-S lenses...

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Re: Recommended lenses for travel to Central America
« Reply #15 on: August 25, 2013, 05:32:33 AM »

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Re: Recommended lenses for travel to Central America
« Reply #16 on: August 25, 2013, 06:07:32 AM »
definitely your 5DIII + 24-70 II + 70-300 L IS and your 600D as a back up or with the 70-300 mounted on it...

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Re: Recommended lenses for travel to Central America
« Reply #17 on: August 25, 2013, 09:51:23 AM »
I'm from Australia... Central America is not that close :P
Touché. 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.
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Re: Recommended lenses for travel to Central America
« Reply #17 on: August 25, 2013, 09:51:23 AM »