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Old Feb 4, 2006, 4:55 PM   #1
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I am new to photography and don't understand the lensmath yet. Which size add-on wide anglelenstakes a widerpicture given the same distance....... a .5x or a .8x?

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Old Feb 5, 2006, 7:20 PM   #2
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The .5x will give you a wider field of view than the .8x. It's a multiplication factor. If your camera has a 38mm wide angle (35 mm equivalent) then multiply it by .5 and you get 19mm. The .8 will give you ~30mm.

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