Guide to the best lenses for travel photography (December 2016)
I have been asked many times what is the top travel camera “at the moment”. I was never asked however what are the best lenses for travel photography.
We spend lots of energy searching for a new travel camera, we go through websites, comparisons, features and obviously best prices.
And the lenses?
Whatever comes with the camera is fine.
I personally thinks it is a bit of a mistake and let me explain why.
The same camera with different lenses, at the same focal length, can perform really differently. Prof. Marc Levoy published an interesting lecture on lenses with examples of photos. By the way, this is part of an 18-lectures