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Looking for a wide angle lens converter for a S31S

My twin brother has one for a canon S51S

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They make some cheesy mount lenses that clip on the front of your camera. But if you ask me they are not worth the money. I needed to take wide angle shots at work and ended up having to upgrade to a SLR grade camera. Go to any electronics store or camera store and they will demonstrate what I am talknig about.

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I am having trouble photographing birds. Do I use the telephoto lens or the wide angle lens? I also have a macro lens for my Canon EOS 400D SLR Also what settings do I take them at. I have a tripod but the...


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I found one wide angle lens attachment that should work for your camera and I have attached a link to it so you can see what you think. I have little experience with these types of lens attachments, and have heard they're not nearly as good as having a wide angle/fisheye lens that mounts directly to the camera. If you don't mind losing autofocus you can usually find very cheap manual focus lens that are very high quality lenses for sale at some local camera shops. I hope this helps!

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