I know there are a lot of threads on travel photography, I read some, but found that most are out of date, however, manufacturers kept innovating, and that starts to confuse a lot of newbies like me.
I'm going on a trip to Japan soon, and would like your advice, on which equipment to take with me, ideally I'd like to take at most two lenses with me. Let's start with what I already have, as I don't wan't to buy a new lens that overlaps what I already own:
- Nikon D5100
- The lens kit it came with: Nikkor 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6
- Sigma Telephoto/Macro: 70-300mm 1:4-5.6 (No stabilization :S)
I was thinking about buying an all-in-one lens, or a [ultra] wide angle lens as I found myself having trouble shooting the Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore on a past trip.
I did some research, but the Focus aspect of cameras still puzzles me (for me it's just a matter of how many planes one can shoot) so I would need some advice choosing between the lenses below, or possibly other lens brands/types that you would recommend for traveling (I can go up to $500, but would like something on the $350 range)
It doesn't have to be Sigma, but the prices are good AFAIK, and the quality of the one I already have make me feel safe buying this brand.