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I just recently got a teleconverter lens for my canon s5 IS. I don't notice any appreciable difference between the 12X zoom and the teleconverter. The picture is slightly closer but not much. Also, I didn't notice ANY difference between setting the menu to teleconvter and when I didn't. I admit I'm a real novice when it comes to cameras. What am I missing or doing wrong?

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With a 12X lens, if you put a 1.5X converter on it, there will be very little visual difference in the magnefication.

With a teleconverter, the lens will lose some F stop, and the optical image will be a little less sharp.


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