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Old 20-07-2006, 06:20 PM
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Originally Posted by rogerg
Oh one thing I don't like about these lenses - they don't stop at infinity. I don't understand why, but I am guessing it's common in new lenses. Something to do with infra-red photograpy? My old Pentax ones do stop at infinity and so I never had focus issues doing astro photography with them.

I'm with you, I regret the trend towards this type of 'infinity' no doubt a boon for laptop sales and relative software and people who love things to be as complex as possible - but a PITA IMO
I thought it was something to do with the macro craze - (damn flower pll) macro being the 'new infinity'
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