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Old Jun 9, 2010, 3:36 PM   #6
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So whats the difference between the 40-150mm and the 70-300mm. Just zoom?
For the most part, yes. Where their ranges overlap (70mm to 150mm) they will have the same angle of view, but the 40-150mm will have the smaller maximum aperture. The shorter lens will be at or near it's maximum aperture of f/5.6, while the longer lens will be at or near is maximum aperture of f/4.0. For that reason, you would be able to use slightly faster shutter speeds with the longer lens, all other things being equal.

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So if the lense was set at 40mm (40-150mm) the camera would be at its widest angle as in how much you can see from left to right?
Correct.
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