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Which lens(es) to take to NYC?
« on: May 04, 2012, 03:37:36 PM »
Hello!

I will be traveling to NYC soon and I would like to take my 7D along with a single lens simply document/capture
some moments of the trip. I currently have in my possession these Canon lenses: 50mm f/1.8, 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6, and 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6. I am also considering either renting a lens or adding another one to my collection.

If you had to choose one lens to take with you, which would it be?



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Re: Which lens(es) to take to NYC?
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2012, 04:50:00 PM »
I would take the 28-135 and rent/buy an ultrawide as well, or just the 15-85 I guess.

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Re: Which lens(es) to take to NYC?
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2012, 04:50:31 PM »
The 15-85. I've walked around NYC a lot with that lens on an APS-C. Great single-use lens for the city.
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Re: Which lens(es) to take to NYC?
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2012, 05:15:06 PM »
With only 1 from your list, the 15-85.  But I would highly encourage you to rent the 10-22 (or equivalent) in addition.

Why not take them all?

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Re: Which lens(es) to take to NYC?
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2012, 05:50:04 PM »
15-85 for walkaround and if you can take the 50 1.8 for night shots or rent another fast lens such as 28mm 1.4.

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Re: Which lens(es) to take to NYC?
« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2012, 06:10:30 PM »
Hello!

I will be traveling to NYC soon and I would like to take my 7D along with a single lens simply document/capture
some moments of the trip. I currently have in my possession these Canon lenses: 50mm f/1.8, 15-85mm f/3.5-5.6, and 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6. I am also considering either renting a lens or adding another one to my collection.

If you had to choose one lens to take with you, which would it be?

The 15-85mm is a perfect fit for this purpose. The other two lenses aren't wide enough.

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Re: Which lens(es) to take to NYC?
« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2012, 06:14:31 PM »
15-85 but why take only one?

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Re: Which lens(es) to take to NYC?
« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2012, 06:14:49 PM »
Sigma 10-20 mm all the way!!!

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Re: Which lens(es) to take to NYC?
« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2012, 07:36:45 PM »
15-85mm.