50mm "Normal" Lens... Ok, but "Normal" on FF or APS-C Sensor?

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Re: 50mm "Normal" Lens... Ok, but "Normal" on FF or APS-C Sensor?
In reply to REShultz, Nov 10, 2012

50mm is the "normal" lens for full frame -- approximately equal to the diagonal of a 35mm frame. On an APS-C sensor it's equivalent to a 75mm lens, more or less -- in other words, a mild telephoto. If you want a "normal" field of view on an APS-C camera, use a 35 to 40mm lens.

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