These are the only two lenses you’ll ever need for landscape photography. I have travelled extensively and I always found I ended up using these two lenses after carrying four or five in my camera bag. While I am a Nikon user, I will also give my opinion on the equivalent two lenses for both Canon and Sony mirrorless range of landscape photography cameras. I know there are a lot of photographers who have their favourite lenses and if you’re getting great results, that’s fantastic. But these are the two I use and I always come back home with good images.
For so many years I have wanted to hike along the Hooker Valley Track in New Zealand. I was fortunate enough recently to make my dream come true. In April this year, on a perfect Autumn day, my wife and I set out to do the 8 km (5 mile) 4 hour round trek to the base of Mount Cook and Hooker Lake via the Hooker Valley Track and let me tell you … it was SPECTACULAR! It was everything I dreamt it would be. Besides the jaw dropping alpine scenery, I was also witness to avalanches (from a distance), flowing streams, suspension bridges, wildlife, icebergs (yes, icebergs!)…