How Many Folk Here Use Primes?

Started Mar 24, 2015 | Discussions thread
j_photo Veteran Member • Posts: 3,446
Re: How Many Folk Here Use Primes?

talmy wrote:

hiro_pro wrote:

Put another way, you figure out that primes are manual zooms controlled by your feet;).

Frequently said, but even though I love primes this statement grates me! A zoom lens changes the angle of view. "Zooming with your feet" changes the perspective. Two different concepts.


The "I zoom with me feet" comment is a subtle dig implying those with zooms are lazy. But this comment is what's lazy. Moving point of view is not the same changing focal length.

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