35mm as 50mm equivvilant

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35mm as 50mm equivvilant
Jun 17, 2012

Just got the Nikkor 35mm to use as a street-lens and assuming it would give equiv images as a 50mm would.

Now I'm told that thi is not so, that an image from my 35mm on a D5100 would NOT be the same as that from an FX Nikon using a "real" 50mm. Is this true? And if so, what is the point of the "equivalent" concept?

=Alan R.
Who was Ansel Adams' Ansel Adams?

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