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Caleb L. Adams
BetterPhoto Member Since: 2/18/2006


(I am a total rookie!)
I have a Minolta Maxxum 50, and I need a better lens.
I have one that came w/ it (28-100) but it dosen't zoom in far enough. Is there an extention I could buy, or do I need a whole new lens?

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2/18/2006 3:08:13 PM

Brendan Knell
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/17/2005
  As far as I know, there isn't any adapters that will enable you to zoom farther. So yes, you will have to buy a new lens to zoom farther. I personally can't reccomend a lens, as I don't have a SLR.

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2/18/2006 3:12:45 PM

Samuel Smith
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/21/2004
  welcome caleb,
you can get 1.4x and 2x convertors to extend the range but I think you might want to get a new lens.maybe 70-200 or a 70-300.personally I think overall my personal choice would be the latter.
just a little more reach.which lens you should get would depend on what you like to shoot.

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2/18/2006 4:39:25 PM

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