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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 13, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                February lenses can offer greater capacities Zoom lenses like this 70 to 21 Omm f4 are rapidly gaining popularity and are good for portraiture and outdoor sports photography By SANDY COLTON AP Newsfeaturas Once youve decided on the camera body that suits you Its time to decide on what lens or lenses you want to go with If Its your first leap into 35mm interchangeable leris its best to start with just one and then add on later as your need Most 35mm SLR cameras are sold with what they call a standard usually around You in most cases substitute this normal lens for something wider or longer or for a zoom usually at some additional cost over the camera with standard What lens you choose should depend upon what kind of pictures you want to The socalled normal lens should suffice for 90 percent of your immediate It is wide enough to have a relatively good depth of Its long enough for It should open up to Camera Angles at least f2 or larger for shooting In dimly lit An lens is even better but costs But suppose youre Interested In nature photography Then this normal lens Just wont be long Interested in shooting scenlcs A wideangle lens might be Want to shoot closeups of flowers Youll need macro capability that lets you focus down close enough so that your subject appears life size on the f An average news photographer today usually carries a very wide angle lens like a 18mm or a more or less normal wideangle like a 28mm or a normal lens like a or a 55mm medium telephoto like an 100mm or and a longer telephoto lens like a 180mm Zddm lenses art becoming In creasingly popular and come in a variety of ioom Two of most popular are the 35mm to 70mm the 70mm to 210mm A small doubler Is available which can increase the range of the totter lens to 420mm but at the cost of two f The largest f stop on most zoom lenses is Thats a threestop loss over a standard lens with an f if youre planning on shooting a lot of pictures in poor like a basketball game for the zoom fs not for You can compensate some by using very fast films but only at the cost of In creased grain in your Zoom lenses cost more than nor mal lenses but take the place of many lenses if you really dont need those additional f There are two types of zooms on the The single action where focusing and zooming are both performed at the same time by twisting the lens barrel to focus and pushing the collar In or out to Its best to focus when in the longest position and then zoom back to compose the The second type of zoom is double You focus the lens with one collar and then zoom with Too many things to play with for I prefer the singleaction Its faster and Many of todays zoom lenses have one other handy too macro meaning you can focus down close enough for a picture of a bee on a flower for Whatever lens or lenses you buy for your invest in a OV or Skylight screwon filter for each lens and keep it on the It will help cut haze on distant color shots more it will help protect the coated outer element from ac cidental Its a lot cheaper to buy a new filter when it has been cracked or scratched than to have the front element of the lens Postal Service tries to match new stamps with new prices BySYDKRONISH AP Newsfeatures Printing new stamps new denominations to meet the new in creased postal rates has become a tedious task for the Postal The first big Job is the Issuance of noncommemorative and postage stationery Number one rate change is the non denominated stamps which bear the designation These include green stamps in coll and booklet formats and embossed envelopes bearing only d as a rate indicator now 22 cents for the basic first class domestic letter Here are some of the new items to be issued during the coming year 22 cent Flag Over Capitol sheet and 22cent Flag Over Capitol booklet for vending 22 cent Seashells 22cent Bison eagle stamp in booklet 6cent Old Ironsides 44cent Transpacific 33cent China Clipper Postal 36cent Landsat Satellite 25cent Flying Cloud Postal At the end of 1984 many nations issued new sets of stamps honoring the 150th birthday of the great French painter and sculptor Edgar These stamps are now available at your local One of these philatelic salutes conies from the Republic of Maldives Relations improve between towns refugees PALACIOS AP City officials who once worried that Vietnamese Immigrants would monopolize this coastal towns shrimping industry say relations are improving between longtime residents and the Six years they were not so There was a lot of They thought the Vietnamese would take away all the said Mayor Leonard But we held a bunch of and weve tried to work things Lamar was a council member when the conflicts and Public Works Director Bob Brewer said some of Palacios residents are badmouthing him because of But those are the same people who want the Vietnamese Brewer said in a Houston Chronicle article published The fact Is that theyre The Vietnamese now constitute about 10 percent of the residents of this coastal town about 75 miles southeast of Most of the refugees in the city are which some Palacios residents thought posed a threat to the American At the citys local fish which handle some 4 million pounds of slirimp wouldnt buy from the One decided to accept the immigrants catch and found more than 50 boats lined up outside its They found out that the Viet namese caught more shrimp and changed their said Tran 30yearold Vietnamese now own half of the 200 boats in the towns and some shrimpers made as much as during the last And city officials say the refugees are fitting into other aspects of American life Just as ANNIVERSARY of Stamps in the news in the Indian There are four stamps in the set illustrating the unique skill of Degas in One stamp depicts the Portrait of Edmond Another stamp features Portrait of James The third shows Portrait of Achille De Gas In The last in the set pictures Lady With Chrysan A souvenir sheet has in the stamp portion a self portrait of the French In the border is a portion of his brightly colored and famous work entitled Girls Taking A Dancing Interested in acquiring stamps from various countries featuring animals The international Stamp Collectors Society has available a selection of 50 monkeys and elephants on stamps for and a grouping of 100 different worldwide Big Jungle Cats leopards also for The ISCS address is PO Box Van CA Did you know that the Postal Service once deliberately printed stamps with errors but not in tended for general use Take the case of the 1901 Pan American 4cent stamp with inverted Unlike most two sheets of these stamps 400 were especially printed as errors by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and distributed as a courtesy to those in the Post Office None were sold as actual there were two genuine errors in the Pan American series not planned by the The most valuable is the 2center with an in verted railway 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