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12-12-2008, 05:46 PM   #16
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When I need to travel light, my travel lens kit consists of only the DA 16-45 and DA 50-200mm.

12-12-2008, 06:16 PM   #17
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If I were headed to the Caribbean I would take my DA* 16-50 and 50-135. I'd probably take the A 50 f/1.7 for lower light and it's less scary looking, too.

Otherwise a DA 17-70 and my A 70-210 f/4 Macro which is relatively light weight.

I made a cruise to AK a few years ago and I wished for a 100-300mm f/4 to catch the whales.
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Based on a trip to Italy a year ago with a Casio P&S (ZX-55), I chose my Pentax system in anticipation of my next Europe adventure. It includes a K10D with Sigma 10-20 for all the amazing architecture, and the DA 18-250 for all the beautiful landscapes. This should bode well for everything that beautiful continent can serve up.
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"Heavy" travel kit:
K20D + grip
DA 12-24 f/4
DA* 50-135 f/2.8
Tamron 70-200 f/2.8 (maybe)
FA 43ltd f/1.8 (or F 50 1.7 or FA 77ltd - low-light lens is a necessity on trip.)

"Light" kit will be one of:
K2000 + 43ltd
K2000 + 35ltd macro
K2000 + Tamron 28-70 f/2.8

I may want to get a DA 21ltd to expand the light kit.


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