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Old May 5, 2005, 6:27 PM   #1
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Hi,

Wondering which one of the above lens a newbie should get (since both can be had for the same price)? :?

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Old May 5, 2005, 7:32 PM   #2
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Go with the 6t. More powerful. +3 diopter vs +1.5 for the 5t.
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Old May 5, 2005, 7:33 PM   #3
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the 5T is a lower-powered lens than the 6T... from a photographic standpoint, i prefer the 6T, as it provides more magnification for a larger image. from a technique standpoint, i don't think it matters - they're both used in the same way, but the 6T, being stronger, will offer a shallower DOF. pick the degree of magnification you want, and buy whichever of the two provides that.
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Old May 5, 2005, 9:12 PM   #4
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is this true for the 4t and 6t also?

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Old May 5, 2005, 10:02 PM   #5
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the 4T is the same power as the 6T, butit's smaller diameter... 55mm instead of 62mm.. so it won't fit the same adapter. the 3T and 4T are the55mmequivalents of the 5T and 6T in 62mm size.
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3t and 4t are 52mm not 55mm
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fmoore wrote:
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3t and 4t are 52mm not 55mm
oops... my bad! :?


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Old May 6, 2005, 9:38 AM   #8
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Thanks for all the replies (read the replies at work but somehow couldn't reply).

In the end, I bought the 6T. :-)Looking forward to having some fun with this lens... and hopefully I can do it justice.

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