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Leonard62

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Leonard62 Gold Member Awarded for excellent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community, especially of Nikkor Lenses Writer Ribbon awarded for his contributions to the Nikonians Resources articles library Nikonian since 15th Mar 2009
Fri 19-Jul-13 11:44 AM

>
>"L" glass is another class of pro lenses. Usually,
>from what I see of the ads, specialized. Something about the
>chemistry of the glass helps the predictability of the
>refraction, aids in clarity, and cuts down on chromatic
>aberration. Like aviation gasoline doesn't make a motor more
>powerful, but it allows engineers to tweak the motor to get a
>better power to weight out of it.
>

John, The "L" lenses you see are only a designation used by Canon. It is a designation they use as part of the lens description for their best lenses. They are not specialized lenses. It is the same as Nikon using the gold ring for their best lenses. Canon also adds a red ring on their L lenses.

Len




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