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Old November 23rd, 2005, 10:10 AM   #1
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Fast Canon FD wide angle?

Hi guys, I was wondering if anyone knows about any fast Canon FD wide angles. I was making some tests with a 55mm F1.2, a 85mm f1.8...and a 28mm f2.8. The 55 and the 85 are really something to be seen! Amazing. I can mix the footage with absolutely no problem. But the 28 is a piece of junk compared to the others. I don't even know if there such a thing as a 28mm f1.8? (or a 24mm or 20mm for that matter). The 55 and the 85 are sooo darn good, I wouldn't mind shooting with them all the time, but that's just crazy. I NEED an FD wide angle! A fast one. Little help here...

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Old November 23rd, 2005, 06:58 PM   #2
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I have an FD 20mm f2.8-- great lens.

Here's a pretty dense list of FD lenses. Most of the wide angle lenses are between f.2 and f.4. I believe wide FD lenses with a max aperture above f.2 are either very rare or non-existent.

What are you adapting these lenses with? The P+S? An M2? Which camera? (just curious)
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