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what are prime lens???

Paul_Fisher

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"RE: what are prime lens???"

Paul_Fisher Silver Member Awarded for his multiple article contributions Charter Member
Mon 18-Mar-02 10:56 AM

A prime lens is better known as a "fixed focal length" lens. It has just one focal length, eg 28mm, 50mm, 400mm.

In contrast a zoom lens covers a range of focal lengths, such as 28-80mm.

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