Zoom Lens

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Zoom Lens

A lens that allows a photographer to focus so that it appears that a picture is closer to or farther away from the viewer. The first zoom lens was developed by Frank Back and was introduced in 1959.
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COM FOR less than PS100, you'll get a top brand camera manufacturer stamp, 16MP sensor and a very decent 12x optical zoom, which is pretty impressive value for money.
It is equipped with a high-performance 20x optical zoom (up to 40x*1 when Dynamic Fine Zoom is used) NIKKOR lens that covers the wide-angle 25 mm to super-telephoto 500 mm angles of view (equivalent focal lengths in 35mm 135 format), as well as 4-axis Hybrid VR (vibration reduction) .
Armed with a 10x optical zoom that retracts into its remarkably slim body and a 20.
He added it's entirely possible that optical zoom will make its way to the company's smartphones within two years, the report added.
The SL25 ($299 MSRP) adds 25x optical zoom and a 24mm ultra-wide-angle lens.
This compact camera has exposure compensation dials, 5x optical zoom and f/1.
The DMCA[degrees]FZ70 features the versatile Lumix DC VARIO 20mm ultra wideA[degrees]angle lens with a 60x optical zoom (35mm camera equivalent: 20A[degrees] 1,200mm), making it possible to capture dynamic landscape and wild animals or birds at a distance away.
The Genius is a 5 megapixel camera with a 2in LCD screen, a 1x optical zoom and a 4x digital zoom.
Its six megapixel pictures are very good and the 3x optical zoom and two-inch screen are okay.
The camera features include a 3x equivalent 38-114mm optical zoom lens, and simplified operation using eight different programmed picture modes, such as landscape or portrait modes.
Digital Smartcam Technology offers instant camera recognition for consistent, easy image optimization, and an integrated 2x parfocal optical zoom (14- to 28-mm) provides optimal image size with all telescopes, reducing camera/telescope movement.
The lens itself is all glass and contains 3 aspheric elements offering the user the finest optical zoom available.
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