60mm Macro

Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by general, Sep 9, 2005.

  1. general

    general

    Apr 30, 2005
    Nebraska
    Is there a significant difference between the 60mm macro with "D" on the barrel and one without the "D"? Difference in value?
     
  2. Chris101

    Chris101

    Feb 2, 2005
    Arizona
    Non D lenses usually sell for a few dollars less. The D means that the lens transmitts the focus distance to the camera body. To my knowelege, no camera's EXIF reports it though. Automatic flash units do, however use the information for '3D Matrix' metering.
     
  3. general

    general

    Apr 30, 2005
    Nebraska
    Thanks

    Thanks for the answer. I looked on Bjorn's site and he does not differentiate between them so thought I would ask.
     
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