# Could object distance of convex lens be negative?

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Feb 17, 2018

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Object distance is always negative as per the sign conventions.

If you want to ask for image distance then yes image distance can be negative for convex lens.

Such an image is produced when the object is kept at a distance less than the focal length of the lens.

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