[LRflex] Re: Anyone using Angenieux converted to N... over here?

  • From: "David Young" <dsy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Richard Ward" <leicareflex@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2011 19:03:15 -0800

In a message dated 12/01/2011, Richard Ward said ...

>RW- Hello Philippe,
>RW-    please pardon my ignorance, but I'm completely at a loss trying to
>RW- out 
>RW- your statement: "By two I mean I have the 35 x 2, and the 70 x 3".  I'm a 
>RW- fairly 
>RW- knowledgeable fellow and I'm completely not getting the jist of your 
>RW- abbreviations? acronyms? code? The best I can come up with is (using the 
>RW- adjective 'best' quite loosely!) is that 35x2 means a 35mm lens with an
>RW- maximum aperture, but on the other hand - who the heck ever heard of a
70mm Æ’3 
>RW- Lens! Certainly not me.
>RW- Sincerely Befuddled
>RW- Richard in Michigan

Hi Richard!

By 70x3 he means what you and I would call a 70~210mm lens.  35x2 means
35~70mm, and so forth.

Standard European terminology.  Got that?


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