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What do the lens parameter abbreviations mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do all those cryptic number and letter codes in a lens name mean? Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II What does EF, II mean? Sigma 10mm/F2.8 EX DC Fisheye HSM compatibil Canon ...
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What does f/4.5-5.6G stand for on a Nikon Lens? [duplicate]

Can you please explain me what is 4.5 - 5.6G in a lense description.And how it is different from other generation of like 3.5G or 6.5. "Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 55 - 300 mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens"
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What does "OS" mean on a Sigma lens? [duplicate]

I want to buy a Sigma 180mm F/2.8 EX DG Macro OS HSM Sigma. What does EX mean? What does DG mean? What does OS mean? What does HSM mean?
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What does it mean when 'HD' is printed on a lens? [duplicate]

Do the two letters mean High Definition? Are they called HD lenses? How do they differ from normal (SD?) lenses? Please include a plenty of details in your answer..
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whats with the nikor lens naming using the letters D + G? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do all those cryptic number and letter codes in a lens name mean? Nikon 50mm f/1.8D Nikon 35mm f/1.8G what does the D and G distinction mean on these lenses and why ...
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Nikon lens naming [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does all those parts in a lens name mean? I'm thinking about buying myself a new lens for my Nikon and I have a question about the naming conventions Nikon uses for its ...
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Is the Sigma 18-200 F3.5-6.3 DC Macro compatible with full-frame Nikon DSLRs? [duplicate]

Is the Sigma 18-200 F3.5-6.3 DC Macro lens compatible with the full frame D610?
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How to read lens specs [duplicate]

Can someone help me decipher the specs of a camera lens. Purely for example, I see a lens being advertised as: AF Nikkor 24-50mm 1:3.3-4.5 Wide Angle Zoom ...
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How to know if a camera lens is for micro 4/3 cameras? [duplicate]

Hey guys I'm seeing this LUMIX G 42.5mm F1.7 ASPH lens but I'm not sure if it's for my micro 4/3 camera:
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What is the difference between the AF-S 50mm f1.8G and the AF 50mm 1.8D? [duplicate]

I am curious to know what is the difference between an AF-S and AF lens. What makes AF-S more costly than AF? Is there any difference in image quality ?
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What kind of lenses will work on an entry-level Nikon DSLR? [duplicate]

I am total noob at cameras/lenses so I don't know what I am buying. My cousin has asked me to bring 70-300mm or 18-300mm lens for his D3300. Now, I don't know what lens will be compatible with the ...
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Wide angle lenses that fit a Rebel T3i [duplicate]

Will a Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM Wide Angle Lens - Fixed work on a Rebel T3i? What does IS UMS mean?
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What are some abbreviations used in the photography industry? [duplicate]

For example, DCIM is short for Digital Camera Images. When typing the name of something into a search engine it is useful for the computer to know that the strings of text ...
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Nikkor 18-140 G DX VRm - what does the letters mean [duplicate]

Just bought a Nikkor 18-140 G DX VRm and am a bit confused regarding the naming. I understand that VR stands for Vibration Reduction, but what does the inclusion of "m" in VRm mean? Also, what does ...
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Should I buy a camera with kit lens, or body plus lens separately?

I am planning to buy a DSLR soon. Before I zero in on the model, I want to know whether it is advisable to buy a kit (body + 18-55 lens) or not? OR should I go for the camera-body and the lens ...
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