A&P Renting something for Mardi Gras v.nikon

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  1. TheManLouisianaFace

    TheManLouisianaFace and decide!

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    I'm thinking of getting a 70-200 2.8 from rentglass.com - but I'm worried it might be a little too tight for being in the crowds :dunno:
     
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    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    on a crop sensor, way too tight. I would much rather have a wide angle on a crop sensor than something restricting. :dunno:
     
  3. TheManLouisianaFace

    TheManLouisianaFace and decide!

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    Yeah, but I want to be able to catch action happening up on the floats as well though - 18-200? 55-200?
     
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    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    if you're going during the day, maybe. you need as much available light as you can get down there. Why not something compact, like the 50 1.4 or the 35 f2?
     
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    TheManLouisianaFace and decide!

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    It will be during the day - and those are too wide, the floats are huge dude - double deckers. :rofl:
     
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    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    you said nothing about a float. :o
     
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    TheManLouisianaFace and decide!

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    i was referring to your original post. If its during the day, its really up to you what you take and what quality photo you want. 70-200 is going to be great, but like you said, in crowds its not exactly practical. 18-200 might be a decent bet. :dunno:
     
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    TheManLouisianaFace and decide!

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    Yeah I'm leaning to the 18-200 I'm gonna feel like ken rockwell :rofl:
     
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    TheManLouisianaFace and decide!

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    :rofl:
     
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    TheManLouisianaFace and decide!

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    maybe I'll get a 70-200 and bring a film body /w a 50mm 1.7 with some HP5 in it :mamoru:
     
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    I'm going to try getting a spot near Jefferson Ave on St Charles and hope to get them coming around the corner this Friday.
     
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    not the best lens in the world but a sigma 50-150 may suit your range a bit better.
     
  14. TheManLouisianaFace

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    yeah I looked at that one on lensrenters.com - but I think I'd rather just go 18-200vr in that case.
     

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