Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Drinks in Spain
  2. 2 Train from London to Leeds and from York to London
  3. 3 Train in France-1st versus 2nd class?
  4. 4 Viator's Tuscany in one day sightseeing tour
  5. 5 Which Dordogne caves can be easily seen without advance reservations?
  6. 6 Gelato course in Rome?
  7. 7 Ali
  8. 8 Second thoughts on Lucerne as base
  9. 9 Oct '16 Tuscany assistance
  10. 10 Too much for one day?
  11. 11 Travel WiFi - France
  12. 12 Norfolk base
  13. 13 Lipari to Capri??
  14. 14 TGV route Avignon - Paris
  15. 15 3 Weeks in Italy near Milan
  16. 16 Trip Report Iceland Trip report
  17. 17 Eurorail pass or flights/local trains in Spain plus Lisbon for 21 days
  18. 18 12 days europe
  19. 19 Earthquake info for Perugia and Assisi
  20. 20 Spain Itinerary Help
  21. 21 13 days in Paris, plans and budget
  22. 22 RFID Protection
  23. 23 Arrival day suggestions (South Kensington)
  24. 24 Glasgow and surrounding area help
  25. 25 from Charles de Gaulle to central Paris
View next 25 » Back to the top

camera dilemma to florence and venice

Jump to last reply

repost. incorrectly posted in Iceland forum : >

my hubby and i argue about his wanting to take his Canon D7 camera and zoom lens to our forthcoming trip to croatia, florence and venice. he wants to bring his camera backpack ( which btw will count as 1 carry on piece when we board our easyjet flight from Split to Milan, which is another story but not to digress...). he is not a professional photographer or a big photography hobbyist. i.e. he takes pictures of special occasions or when we are vacationing within in the US which is the extent of his taking pictures. he knows how to use his camera and i would admit that 70% of the time, takes nice pictures, but that's just my opinion because im no expert in photography myself.

i asked him to not bring the camera because we will be moving around quite a bit, on trains, buses, easyjet flight. and having the camera backpack wherever we go might make him a target ( and maybe an easy one at that ) for pickpockets and thieves. he says he'll carry the backpack in front of him but i say that he might still be distracted just trying to get the camera in and out of the backpack.

please help us with your wise advice. i will let my husband read your responses to this post and hopefully one of us will be swayed for or against bringing the big camera. btw, we have a great point and shoot digital camera with 14MP resolution, which i think is adequate for travel purposes, it's compact and light and easily fits into a small purse. but then this is just my opinion.

thanks in advance for your help.

86 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement