zoomed = zoomed in?? zoomed out????
Originally Posted by lexstar
tele means far. (hence telephone, telescope). So, tele means bringing far away things closer, here. The "long" end of the lens.
Do not expect miracles from the big aperture (smaller number) from a compact like an A620, though. Because of the small sensor used, the depth of field remains quite deep. To really play with shallow depth of field, you need a larger sensor/lens system, like with a DSLR.
Canon EOS 350D, Tamron SP AF 90mm F/2.8 macro, Sigma 18-50mm F2.8 DC EX, Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L USM, Tokina AT-X124 Pro 12-24mm F4, Soligor 1.7x C/D4 DG Teleconvertor, Manfrotto 724B tripod, Canon Powershot S30