Lense Diameter/Filter Size Marking

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  1. fatsheep

    fatsheep TPF Noob!

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    This might be a bit of a stupid question but I just wanted to make sure... On a camera lens, the circle with the slash through it followed by a number indicates diameter and filter size right?

    (I did a google search and I found hintings at this but nothing really definitive)
     
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    Yes, that is correct.
     
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    Thanks. :)
     
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    Not really the diameter...only the filter size.
     
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    Could you point me to a source?
     

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