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ianinsuffolk
1st September 2008, 01:04 PM
On the comments on the Forum I have recently brought this superb lens and results generally have been excellent. Was using it with flash for the first time on Saturday and found that the flash would not recognize a focal length >42mm.

Is this expected, please?

Ian:mad:

photo_owl
1st September 2008, 08:43 PM
yes

the 'recognition' you are seeing is in fact the zoom head which operates between 14 and 42mm as a lens focal length equivilent. if you pull out the diffuser plate this changes to 10mm.

42mm is therefore the longest zoom the flash head does - longer lenses will simply have a lower effective GN that's all.

all normal

Duncan

ianinsuffolk
2nd September 2008, 06:41 AM
Thanks Duncan - all makes sense! Ian*yes