Re: travel in Italy- from a photographer's view

From: Susan Huber ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 12/07/04-11:21:07 PM Z
Message-id: <009101c4dce5$b95d7db0$de91c8cf@ownereb7xeo44n>

  Hi Darryl,
  Thank you for the message- I'll write you tommorrow. Must get in bed- have
to catch the usual early ferry to work.
  ----- Original Message -----
  From: "Baird, Darryl" <>
  To: <>
  Sent: Monday, December 06, 2004 8:52 AM
  Subject: RE: travel in Italy- from a photographer's view

> Susan,
> I've traveled in Europe with two Fuji medium format cameras - 6X9 (w
> 65mm) and 6X7 (w/90mm) with a carbon fiber tripod in a Bogen
> (sling-style) case. The cameras both fit snuggly into a LowePro Nova 5
> bag, with room for film, meter and goodies. Great to travel and good
> for the back. Shooting 220 helps to minimize the amount of film I need
> to carry. Jim's setup has the extra option of more lens selections,
> although I rarely shoot with telephoto lenses. FYI, I'll be in England
> at the same time... shooting landscapes.
> happy trails
> -Darryl Baird
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Strain []
> Sent: Mon 12/6/2004 11:36 AM
> To:
> Subject: Re: travel in Italy- from a photographer's view
> Susan: I traveled in Italy with a Mamiya 7 rangefinder and a small,
> light 'pod (a carbon-fiber model that was really strong and really
> light). Seemed to me ideal because I backpacked with it and still got
> nice large chromes. I do not have suggestions other than we found
> that staying outside of San Giminiano (sp?) in a villa was lovely and
> using Florence as a home base for Tuscany seemed to work well too.
> From Tuscany, it was eay to train/bus to various small places for day
> trips or to rent a car or to hire a driver. Hope this helps. Jim
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Susan Huber
> To:
> Sent: Monday, December 06, 2004 8:20 AM
> Subject: travel in Italy- from a photographer's view
> Dear List;
> I hope I am doing this right... I am enquiring as to whether there
> are Italian photographers on this list that could advise me/ other
> travellers recommending nice, small cities for 2 weeks in Oct. 2005.
> I don't want to stay in 4 star accommodations-(no hotels) and wish
> to find out about type of camera (is the 6 by 9 ideal) that is easy to
> travel with.
> I like Umbria and or; Tuscany areas.
> I know this a big request- any suggestions are very much welcomed.
> Thanks,
> Susan
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