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Old Aug 7, 2003, 8:42 AM   #1
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Default Do you use intermediate zoom?

I was wondering if other people notice the same: When I'm taking pictures with my Canon A70 (3x zoom) I either use full wide-angle or full zoom. I never seem to use any of the in between possibilities (e.g. 2x zoom).

Does this have anything to do with the fact that 3x zoom isn't "enough"? Could I improve my pictures by using other zoom distances? In what kind of situation would that be usefull?

Just wondering....

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Old Aug 7, 2003, 9:05 AM   #2
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I use zoom as much as needed, depends on what I want in my picture and how far I am away of the object I want to make a pic of.
So that can be from wide angle, to 3x zoom and even digital zoom
if I think I need it!
Ofcourse I don't use digital zoom when I want to make a photo that will be printed and maybe enlarged on paper.
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Old Aug 11, 2003, 8:32 PM   #3
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I use intermediate zoom lengths all the time to frame my subject, probably more than either of the extremes.

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Old Aug 11, 2003, 9:13 PM   #4
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Does this have anything to do with the fact that 3x zoom isn't "enough
There si your problem .... my 6X is perfect IMHO.
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Old Aug 12, 2003, 12:32 AM   #5
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Well, if you find yourself using both full telephoto and full wide-angle, then I don't think that the lack of extra zoom is the problem. Each shot requires a different amount of zoom and perhaps you just haven't taken any photos that you only need to use 2x on. If you want more zoom, however, you can always add on telephoto converters with the right adapter.
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