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Old May 18, 2010, 8:28 AM   #11
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You can use Tamron's Find the Right Lens webpage to get an idea of what different focal length lenses are capable of.
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A good way to see if you need a zoom is if you have a point and shoot, what length zoom do you have on it, If you see that you zoom out allot then a long zoom fits your needs. The standard lens is about a 3.5x zoom.

A zoom is good for get up close to things. The kit lens is good for landscape shots.
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Old May 18, 2010, 8:52 AM   #13
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To be honest i am not the kind of person that zooms a lot..

It's one of the things i have for photos, I go close to the item rather than zoom
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You can use Tamron's Find the Right Lens webpage to get an idea of what different focal length lenses are capable of.
that site is wonderful thanks!
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Cannon also has one you might like: http://www.usa.canon.com/app/html/EF...al_length.html
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Old May 18, 2010, 12:09 PM   #16
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if they made a 14-400mm f1.4-2.8 i would only really need one lens.
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if they made a 14-400mm f1.4-2.8 i would only really need one lens.
Good luck with that.
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$100,000 and 50 lbs later......
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$100,000 and 50 lbs later......
You'd probably want that to autofocus too, wouldn't you?
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Yup, af-s vrIII
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