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Vintage Canon FL / FD Mount Lenses Part 2

All throughout my years in photography I have collected some vintage fd lenses, some of them from Canon and some from other lens makers. I decided to write a Part 2 of this article so that I can separate my Canon FD Lenses from other lens manufacturers.  Part 1 is now a list of my […]

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Review Canon FD 135mm F/3.5 SC Manual Focus with Chrome Tip

Last time, I reviewed the ┬áCanon FD 50mm F/3.5 Macro Manual Focus Lens. Just in case you missed it, you can find it here. This review is about the Canon FD 135mm F/3.5 SC Manual Focus Lens with Chrome Tip. This is the third Canon FD Lens that I bought from ebay. I was curios […]

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Canon FD 50mm F/3.5 Manual Focus Macro Lens

I bought my Canon FD 50mm F/3.5 Macro lens from eBay after reading good reviews about it. Based on the test shots I did, the lens is an excellent performer, it is sharp at f/3.5 and improves a lot when you stop down. Like my Canon FD 50mm F/1.8, this lens is in great condition for […]

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Canon FD 50mm F/1.8 Lens Review

After I saw the photo taken with the Canon FD 50mm F/1.8, I was surprised. It’s actually great for a lens this old, and for $25.00 this is a great buy. I got mine used of course from Adorama. The FD 50mm F/1.8 was the kit lens of the highly regarded Canon AE-1 Program camera. […]

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