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ex­quis­ite op­ti­cal qual­ity and character, and for oth­ers by be­ing smaller, lighter and neater. A fixed fo­cal length forces you to think more about the com­po­si­tion, and to use your feet to change it. In­deed, with all the other things go­ing on in a shoot­ing sit­u­a­tion, you might even find that tweak­ing the fo­cal length with a zoom ring is a choice too far.

Zoom lenses ac­tu­ally de­mand more at­ten­tion from the pho­tog­ra­pher than prime lenses, be­cause turn­ing the zoom ring doesn’t just change the an­gle of view (see page 71), it also al­ters the style of the im­age. Some peo­ple find that chal­lenge stim­u­lat­ing, but it’s a nec­es­sary con­sid­er­a­tion.

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