62° picture angle meets a wide variety of photographic situations- from “grab-shot” candids to carefully arranged group portraits, close-ups of flowers to overall landscapes, travel photography to astrophotography. Great for snapshots with flash because its angle of view matches the coverage of most electronic flash units. Up to 7X magnification is possible by mounting the lens in reverse on a bellows unit. Lens construction- 5 elements in 5 groups. Distance scale- Graduated in metres and feet from 0.3m (1ft.) to infinity (∞). Weight- 240g. Front lens cap- Snap-on. Lens hood- HN-3 screw-in type. Lens case- CL-30S hard leatherette, No.61 soft pouch, or CP-8 plastic. Usable teleconverter- TC-201 or TC-14A.