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Old Jun 11, 2006, 4:46 AM   #1
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im only new to the whole science of photography. im learning about f stops and ISO speeds and what not. what i want to know is , i know the focal range of my lens. but how do i know the focal length i am using when im at different zooms? eg, if im zooming in a lot on a tree in the distance the focal length will be greater than if im taking a shot of something nearhand.
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Old Jun 11, 2006, 6:45 AM   #2
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At least all better cameras should save focal length into EXIF data.


http://www.friedemann-schmidt.com/software/exifer/
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Old Jun 11, 2006, 9:52 AM   #3
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I don't understand the question. If you meant when looking at your picture, then you can use the software mentioned. If you mean while actually shooting, then there should be markings on the lens to tell you.
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Old Jun 11, 2006, 1:03 PM   #4
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If you mean while actually shooting, then there should be markings on the lens to tell you.
Except that button zoom point&shoots won't provide such "advanced" feature.
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