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Old Jan 16, 2004, 5:30 PM   #1
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Default 46mm lens with my 7HI?

I'm considering getting a tele lense with 46mm threads. I'd have to get a 49mm to 46mm step-down ring, of course. My question:

What kind of vignetting should I expect with this? I imagine the vignetting would be extreme and horrible, since I got a little vignetting using 52mm Quantaray filters (and a 49mm to 52mm step-up ring). I mean, if going up gives me vignetting, surely going down will only make it worse?!?! I use 62mm Quantaray filters with zero vignetting (using a 62mm step-up ring, of course).

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Old Jan 16, 2004, 10:07 PM   #2
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I think you have already answered your own question.
But to summarize - yes, I expect the vignetting to be horrible. You might be able to get something useable as you approach the 200mm zoom setting.

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