Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/03/24

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Subject: [Leica] Lens kit for europe
From: jayanand at (Jayanand Govindaraj)
Date: Mon Mar 24 21:08:22 2008
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Your D200 and the Nikkor AFS VR 18-200.

On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 9:24 AM, <> wrote:

> I know this is the wrong question to ask this group, but here goes anyway.
>  ;-)
> We will be in Europe (Germany, Poland, Italy, and possibly others) for 3
> months later this year, and I am going all digital with my M8 and the
> recently purchased Leicanon 20D.  My M8 kit will be the 28 Elmarit Asph, 35
> Pre-Asph Summilux, and the 50 'Chron.  For the 20D I am planning on the 24
> Elmarit R, 60 Macro Elmarit, and the 80~200 Vario Elmar R.  Plus extra
> batteries and memory cards.  My question, as this gets a bit over weight,
> should I leave the 80~200 at home or do I really need it?  On my last trip,
> I had an opertunity to shoot an open pit coal mine in Germany and a long
> lens would have been very useful.  Most of my shooting will be architecture
> and street shots I am guessing with the occasional telephoto shot.  Other
> lenses in my arsenal and possible candidates are the 35 Elmarit R, 28~70
> Elmar R (original version), 90 Elmarit R, the 135 Elmarit R or the 200
> Telyt.  I really like the Vario Elmar R and its range is nice, but it is a
> heavy chunk of glass.  All this !
>  is goin
> g into a Nat Geo Medium Bag.  Any suggestions?
> Thanks In Advance,
> Gene
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