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    Default Help needed for lens selection

    Hi guys, need help with lens selection.
    I'm totally new wif these. Wat's the diff btw 17-85mm and 28-105.
    The oni thing I noe is the 17 and 28 figure refers to the wide diameter that's all.
    Plz help Me thanx

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    Default Re: Help needed for lens selection

    Read this:

    http://www.paragon-press.com/lens/lenchart.htm

    http://www.photoaxe.com/understandin...-and-aperture/

    And many more information on the internet... Or you can try to read books at the library?
    Achetez ce que vous souhaitez, pas ce que vous voulez...

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    Default Re: Help needed for lens selection

    hi,


    so does it mean tat the larger the num is the far lens can zoom?

    meaning like 24-105mm can zoom futher than 17-85mm?

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    Default Re: Help needed for lens selection

    Quote Originally Posted by RomeoOne View Post
    hi,


    so does it mean tat the larger the num is the far lens can zoom?

    meaning like 24-105mm can zoom futher than 17-85mm?
    A focal lenght is just tat.. the length of the lens and how much angle of view it gives at a certain distance.

    Go read up more....

    There is a GOOD thread :

    Photography Notes For Newbies

    GO READ IT FIRST.
    Michael Lim
    My Flickr Site

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    Default Re: Help needed for lens selection

    thanx very much for ur help~!

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