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  1. splbound

    splbound Member

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    Damn, ya better have something very comfortable to carry all that stuff. Europe means a shit ton of walking around so pack horsing it around ain't fun. Also make sure your camera insurance is adequate.

    I don't go the DSLR gear now unless I want something very specific. I rather take my EOSM's instead, much lighter and very capable for my holiday snapshots.

    Depends on your shooting style but If I had your gear for Europe I would say the 24-70,14 and an ultra small travel tripod would cover 80% for the holiday snapshot type photos. In general places in Europe don't leave you much room to take a step back at times.
     
  2. metalrain

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    Might be less painful if you plan your shooting days and locations before hand. But yeah I will reiterate my input that a 24-70mm f/2.8 would have been more than enough for me on a trip :cool:
     
  3. Pbx_Jnr

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    Went to Cameraholics in Brisbane today and picked up this little gem :) The glass is absolutely pristine and I couldn't resist testing it out on my A7RIII straight away.

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  4. holdennutta

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    Oops!
     
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  5. Michael H

    Michael H Member

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    Hah, I just bought that exact Panasonic setup, plus a 60mm Oly macro.

    EDIT: I got the 8-18mm.
     
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  6. holdennutta

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    I've been fiddling in between jobs at work and holy moly this thing has a lot of things to customise when compared to my Canon M5. Feels like a total tank too.

    That 100-400mm at equiv 800mm hand held is stable as hell with the dual IS.
     
  7. herzeg

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    Samples or nothin'...
     
  8. birdie

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    Opps...
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    A couple of lenses still on the wish list (10-24mm f/4, 56mm f/1.2 and maybe the 23mm either f2 or f/1.4)
     
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  9. BloodDonor

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    Bought a Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 Art lens... very stoked, its buttery smooth for focus/zoom, as well as a new tripod... Only trouble is now I have too many lenses for my bag

    50mm
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    18-200
    90mm


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  10. millsy_c

    millsy_c Member

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    I continue to lust for one of those, nice!
     
  11. birdie

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    Next lot of purchases arrived today :D
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    I wouldn't mind seeing if I can get a quick release for the strap to make it easy to swap to a wrist strap when I want.


    Thanks to the 25% of sale on eBay, I bought the "almost" fly more combo, I wasn't interested in the DJI bag and this was cheaper than a Fly more combo anyway...
    I've gone from a Phantom 3 Pro > Spark Fly More Combo > Mavic Pro. I think this will be the best of both with the higher quality camera, but with portability so I'll take it with me more places.
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    Now I just need to decide what case I actually do get. I am thinking maybe the small soft cases for the drone and remote so I can then throw them into a larger backpack with my other gear, whether that's a laptop backpack or my LowePro Vertex 100 camera backpack.
     
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  12. havabeer

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    I’ve never bothered with a case for my mavic, as long as the two camera protectors are on, I just throw an elastic band around the propellers and throw it in the glove box so it’s always on hand.
     
  13. Scootre

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    I bought the fly more combo. Not impressed with the DJI case. The internal compartments are a little too snug for my liking. Leaving the props attached runs the risk of getting them caught on the inside of the bag and bending them when putting the drone in or out of the bag. So I have to take the props off. Apart from that, the bag is nice and compact. But given the choice, I'd buy a different bag.
     
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  14. birdie

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    I ended up buying two different styles: [​IMG]

    The first one for when I want to throw the Mavic Pro in backpack with other gear, and the second larger all-in-one case to cary it all in one case.
     
  15. bueller

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    Back after a looooong hiatus with no camera, spending a month in Europe over September so figured it was time to get something new.

    Ebay has 20-25% off a ton of stuff at the moment so I picked up a Fuji X-T2 + 27mm 2.8 lens for $1725 delivered. Best thing is Fuji has a $350 cash back on for the X-T2 so all up I'm looking at about $1400 for the pair. Incredible timing, I very nearly pulled the trigger on the body alone from DWI last week at close to $1600 delivered. That would have been annoying!
     
  16. TheBear21

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    Bought me a few new toys. Some I am waiting on. Some I have received.

    Bought a Sony A6500 + 18-135mm kit lens for my daughter. This will act as a backup and third camera for me on weddings. She has a Fuji XT-10, but with me moving to Sony (from Nikon) it made sense for her to be on the same system.

    A7iii x 2 and Sony 24-105mm (still waiting)

    Mieke grip for A7iii. Will possibly add another one later.

    Sony Zeiss 35mm f1.4 lens

    Sony G Master 85mm f1.4 lens

    Rode VideoMic Pro+

    Godox V860ii-S to replace my Nikon ones

    Godox AD200 to go with my other one I already have (and AD600)

    Godox XPro-S trigger

    Peak Design everyday messenger, Slide strap, and a few other bits n pieces. I really like this bag. Will fit my Sony kit nicely for most tasks.

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    ^^ Testing out the A6500 + 35mm/85mm lenses.

    Now I just need the cameras to get here so I can sell off my Nikon kit and pay back the credit cards!
     
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  17. Xang

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    If you're using them off-camera, you could have kept your old Godox flashes ;)

    For on-camera you need the -S versions though.
     
  18. TheBear21

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    I only use speed lights on camera. I have 2xAD200 and AD600 when I want off camera lighting. Still keeping my old X1-N trigger for those times I might want it.
     
  19. millsy_c

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    Picked these up in the last few days on the amazon and ebay sales :)
    Tokina 100mm Macro (couldn't say no for 359 new), with the super duper high performance SD card it came with.
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    And the amazon basics camera bag, wanted to try out this type of bag, back likes it so far
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  20. TheBear21

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    That's an amazing lens. I'm keeping it for my Sony kit and adapting it. I mostly manually focus macro work anyway.
     

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