Help needed for lens selection


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RomeoOne

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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
 

RomeoOne

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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?
 

zac08

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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.
 

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