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      11-21-2017, 03:53 PM   #19
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I would bring that 70-200 to Sea World, Legoland and the Zoo, where you can really take some cool shots of the animals and Lego displays.

Disneyland does NOT allow tripods, or even monopods for that matter, because they might see it as a selfie stick, which are also not allowed. It makes me glad I was able to take some long exposures at Disneyland at night with my tripod before the ban.

Anyway, I would bring the 24-70mm to all those places. You might look into renting a 24-105mm for some extra reach. They are very common and affordable rentals. Most of my vacation shots are with my 24-105mm, it's just easier to chase the kids around with.

Sometimes, however, if I'm feeling adventurous, I ONLY take a 35mm f/1.4 prime. It's slightly lighter than the rest and takes nice sharp photos during the day and amazing night photos. Bringing one prime lens forces you to be creative in your framing and it's just easier. Disneyland is great for the 35mm prime because it's lit really nicely at night and that focal length seems to have a more nostalgic feel to it, at least on my Full Frame.

Great tip above about putting that lens right on the glass, I've had good results with that. Having a CPL helps too.
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