Nikon D800, Nikkor AF-S 70-300mm 4.0-5.6G, f8, ISO400, 105mm, HDR, 5 Exposures
Taken with what I consider an inferior kit lens that came with my nikon d90. However through post work i was able to salvage this image by applying a lightroom preset and sometimes giving an image a vintage look forgives the mistakes of the lens. Traveling light I did not bring my other quality telephoto lens but I have to say I'm very pleased with this picture. Telephoto lens can really enhance a landscape shot as they do something very unique which a wide angle lens can not do, which is to compress the image. I don't recommend using kit lens, get rid of them or simply dont use them as I find they require more post work to enhance and clean the image and generally dont offer the sharpness of the better lens out there. Remember you get what you pay for and most kit lens sell for about $250 or less and trust me, a lens that costs $2000 will always out perform a kit lens for a very good reason.
CaliforniaGolden Gate BridgeHDRNikon D800San Franciso