30x zoom or 3x zoom for compact camera?

Started Nov 18, 2017 | Discussions thread
Lee Jay Forum Pro • Posts: 53,384
Re: 30x zoom what for?

rochester21 wrote:

My biggest concern by far when visiting a place is how wide the lens is...

So it depends on your style. I am perfectly happy with my panasonic lx3's 2.5x zoom because it starts at 24mm...

24mm isn't very wide.  My next trip is going to include a 16mm-equivalent rectilinear and a 180 degree fisheye.

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