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12-17-2016, 02:16 PM   #16
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Hello and welcome to the forums - glad you could join us.

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So here is our trial for the next couple weeks. Then revise if necessary.

150-500 Sigma for birding.
10-17 mm pentax fish eye for fun, and for a wide angle at 17mm.
18-250 for walking around.
35-105mm for landscapes.
50mm for portraits.
18-55WR for the rain.

I'm going to try this combo out for the next couple weeks on hikes, and in a shoulder bag. See if we need to reduce or add something.

Thanks for all the input.
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QuoteOriginally posted by armi101 Quote
150-500 Sigma for birding.
10-17 mm pentax fish eye for fun, and for a wide angle at 17mm.
18-250 for walking around.
35-105mm for landscapes.
50mm for portraits.
18-55WR for the rain.
I wouldn't take the 18-250 given the overlap with the 150-500 and 18-55. The 35-105 is loved by many but unless you are well versed in manual focus I think it is unlikely to make it out of the bag very often. So in my case I would drop both of those from the kit.

And since I enjoy macro I would add a small add-on lens like a Raynox or Canon 500D to the mix. I personally also would likely swap the 150-500 for the 80-320 or 100-300 because birds aren't a priority for me.

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I'm in agreement with UV.
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I'd bring the 40 for the walk around,the fish for wides, and the 150-500 for birds.

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