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Jean-Hee Lee

I Need Advice for Trip to Europe!

I'm going to Germany, Paris, Budapest, Gyor, and Bratislava in May and June as a musician on tour. I'm short on free time and short on space for carry camera equipment.

I'm looking for advice on places I shouldn't miss in the little time I've got, and what people think is the essential equipment to bring. I own an Nikon F65 and 50mm/1.8 lens. What do you think about tripods and what do you use as alternatives?

My time in Germany is more flexible and I have about a week to travel, so do you have any favourite towns or places?


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3/18/2004 9:46:43 AM

doug Nelson   Old European street scenes, while beautiful, can be frustrating to photograph, UNLESS you use a wide-angle. Get a 28mm or 24mm and you won't be sorry. Hold onto your 50mm for close-ups and low-light interiors. If you can't take but one lens, take the 28mm. I use a monopod for travel, and sometimes combine it with leaning into a lamppost, for support.

Consider Heidelburg, Bonn, and Rothenburg.

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3/22/2004 9:29:08 AM

Tom Walker   Rothenburg odt (ober der tauber) a walled city that has been maintained in it's earlier look with newer buildings outside the wall, if pssible go in the fall, the hillsides are spendid, also the castle and old churches in Nuremburg

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3/23/2004 3:03:37 PM

Tom Walker   Also definitely take a wide angle, if you have the $$, I'd suggest a 28-50
zoom or maybe a 28-80 for close ups

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3/23/2004 3:11:43 PM

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