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Conversion Lens: What Is It?

What is a conversion lens? Is it to add on to a telephoto lens? This might sound like a stupid question but I'm a newbie so please forgive me. :)

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6/4/2006 9:24:42 PM

Gregory LaGrange
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/11/2003
  It changes the focal length of your lens when you attach it. Tele-converter and tele-extender are other names for them. They are denoted by how much they change the focal length. Or you could say how strong they are if it's a tele-converter. 2X doubles the focal length, 1.5 makes it increase by 50 percent.

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6/4/2006 9:51:22 PM

BEN THOMSON   Thank you very much Gregory!!! Have a great night.

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6/4/2006 10:10:30 PM

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