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Old Nov 6, 2004, 2:05 PM   #1
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Hi,

I am really wanting to go ditigal as I live in a small place with no reputable photo shops to develop pics.

I have a Nikon F80 with an AF Nikkor 28-105mm 1:3.5-4.5D lens.

Will this work ok on the D70. If yes, are there any drawbacks or problems that I will encounter.

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Old Nov 6, 2004, 11:36 PM   #2
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Yes, that lens should work on yor D70, and the only "drawback" would be that the lens' effetive focal length will change from 28-105mm to 42-157.5mm, the aperture will remain the same. It's a drawback in that you won't get to the 28mm wide angle, but it's a plus if you like the boost in tele reach.
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Old Nov 22, 2004, 12:36 PM   #3
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When the focal lengths are converted, don't you need to convert the apertures as well? What are the 35mm equivalent for the aperture range of f3.5-f4.5 on the kit-lens?
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The aperture will not be affected, only the lens' focal length equivalency.
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Old Nov 22, 2004, 2:20 PM   #5
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Mrs. Tracon,

The actual focal length does not change. Because the sensor in a D70is smaller than the exposed film area in a 35mm film camera, the image size for a D70is equivalent to what would be produced bythe longer focal length lensesif used on a film camera.... thus, no change of aperture, such as would occur with a tele-extender. Your lens will work on a D70 with all of it's functionality intact. Wide angle shots won't go as wide and telephoto shots will get you closer... both by a factor of approximately 1.5.

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