Thursday, September 20, 2012

Travel Lens 旅游镜头 ...


We are going to have a family vacation
at the end of this year,
I really want just to carry 1-2 lens to go with the D90;
perhaps the 50mm f1.8 for low light 
and another all-purpose lens.
...
Should I buy one of these 
Tamron 18-270mm ? Nikon 18-300mm (DX) ?
Nikon 18-200mm (DX) ? Nikon 28-300mm (FX) ?
Or
Just stick with my Nikon 18-105mm Kit Lens
...

Testing the Nikon 28-300mm lens at 300 mm ...

Testing the Nikon 28-300mm lens 
at 300 mm on the D90

Testing the Tamron 18-270mm lens at 270mm ...

Testing the Tamron 18-270mm lens 
at 270 mm on the D90

Hong Kong Museum of Tea Ware 香港茶具文物館 ...

my Kit Lens Nikon 18-105mm
on the D90



18 comments:

Randy said...

If it were me I would go with the Nikon 28-300.

martinealison said...

Après plusieurs semaines d'absence, je suis de retour ! je suis heureuse de retrouver vos oeuvres... Je ne pourrais pas vous conseiller, je ne suis pas très experte! Ce que je vois aujourd'hui est merveilleux.
Gros bisous

darlin said...

Wong these are all beautiful shots. I would look at where I'm going and decide from there. When I went to Australia I purchased the 24-70mm, wide angle, great close ups with macro, and it also takes fantastic scenery shots. I also took my 70-200 but didn't take it out too often as I was carrying my gear everywhere I went. The 24-70 sufficed and took some amazing shots, I was pleased with it.

Where will you be going on holidays or do we have to wait and see? I love surprises! :-)

Olivier said...

j'aime bien la premiere photo, mais je trouve que les 3 objectifs sont tres bons

The Yum List said...

Gorgeous kids!

Bitch said...

Which camera you are holding, doesn't
matter the result is marvelous!!
This first shot is "all the money"!!!

Digi-Irma said...

Great pictures, the children are so beautiful, well gefotgrafeerd.
Greetings Irma

bilsot said...

It's not the camera that makes the photographer, but the inspiration of that specific moment....
so .....
I do admire every moment mine and other's...

Bob Bushell said...

They look especially brilliant, I would go with the last one, that's my way.

Traveling Hawk said...

I'm not so advanced to give advice. I like the portraits here but also the last photo!

s.c said...

All the pictures look great. I really don't know what to do. The only thing I did when going on vacation this year was changing my nikon kit for a m4/3 one to spare the weight but before I was always happy with the 18-135mm that was with it (yes still without vr). And I must admit that now I have a reach of 28 to 400mm in 2 lenses with the weight and size smaller then the one I had . When I look at percentage of my photo's which I took 93% are made around 28 to 90 mm. ( I have access from 15 to 400mm full frame) .

teca said...

Loved your tests!!! :)

Hugs, honey.

Karl Demetz said...

The Nikon 28-300mm, no question ;-)
Very nice portrait, Wong.

Cloudia said...

I am not qualified to advise

Laura Delegal - Leroy Photography said...

I tend to stay in my comfort zone. If it were me, I would probably use what I have and know and understand rather than try something different and be in a situation where I wish I had my old lens. Of course, buying a new one is an adventure in itself. You might need to step out to get a new perspective. (I guess that means I'm on the fence and the wrong person to ask.) :D

Seraphina´s Phantasie said...

A wonderful portrait from the little ladies and a fantastic teapot. So beautiful !

Noushka said...

I would stick with Nikon anyhow!
Tamron is not as good.
If you already have 50mm lens, I would suggest a 80/200mm.
The larger the spectrum, the lesser the quality... 18/300 is far too wide...
Especially that Nikon has a brilliant 300mm lens - no stabilizer - but it doesn't really matter.
I have one and I use it with a Bushhawk:

http://www.bushhawk.com/ProductReview

I would never look back!
Hope my advice does not come too late!!

Kovács Miklós said...

So lovely eyes and smile :)