Need for a Telephoto Lens

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  1. catrike

    catrike TPF Noob!

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    Since you can significantly crop the center of an image from a sensor with say 10 or more megapixels, is the need for a telephoto lens lessened? I am about to buy my first digital SLR and have been wondering if I can get by with a shorter focal length because of this. Thanks!
     
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    not really...
    I mean...you can crop a tad...but everyone knows...lol
     
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