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Re: Patent: EF-M 18-40 Pancake
« Reply #15 on: January 20, 2014, 08:54:44 AM »
Ok. I'm going to ask this, knowing some eye rolling will occur. In what way will this be different than the 18-55? It's just going to be smaller? I know I'm not a photog expert here and I'm new (sort of) to this hobby, but...why? I must be missing something. Somebody much smarter/more experienced than me please enlighten me as to what I'm not interpreting from this.

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« Reply #15 on: January 20, 2014, 08:54:44 AM »

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Re: Patent: EF-M 18-40 Pancake
« Reply #16 on: January 20, 2014, 12:08:55 PM »
Ok. I'm going to ask this, knowing some eye rolling will occur. In what way will this be different than the 18-55? It's just going to be smaller? I know I'm not a photog expert here and I'm new (sort of) to this hobby, but...why? I must be missing something. Somebody much smarter/more experienced than me please enlighten me as to what I'm not interpreting from this.
The distance between the back of the lens and the sensor can be MUCH less than for a DSLR lens, since there's no mirror to contend with. Presumably, this allows a different optical formal to be used, resulting in a smaller, maybe better lens. (That's the extent of my knowledge on the subject.)

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Re: Patent: EF-M 18-40 Pancake
« Reply #16 on: January 20, 2014, 12:08:55 PM »