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Old Jan 28, 2007, 10:17 AM   #1
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In other words I know the AF-S 18-55 has a multiplier of 1.5 to think of it in terms of 35mm lense so it is 28-82 35mm equivelent. But if I use an AF lense for a film camera, say a 50mm is it then like usinga 75mm? Hope this makes sense
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Old Jan 28, 2007, 11:41 AM   #2
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Simple answer is "yes". What happens is the sensor is smaller than the film, so it "crops" what the lens can actually see, effectively giving a more telephoto (or more zoomed-in) view. So that 50mm will be effectively a 75mm on Nikon's current DSLRs, even though the lens was designed for film.

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