Before my trip to Peru I read a lot about how dangerous it was. Many people had opted out of having DSLR and decided to only take a Point-and-Shoot. Actually, we ended up having a wonderful trip and no problems with the camera, but back then I was genuinely concerned. I only took my Pentax D20K with my cheapest lens – 18-55mm zoom. Any other lens would’ve cost at least twice as much.
Zoom is all about compromise. Image quality is not great. Nor is it fast. Still, I was not going to walk a lot at night.
For candid photography a small sized lens is always important.
It is easy to appreciate its flexibility on top of a cliff.
For more pictures go to Peru 2010