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Scott Caplan January 5th, 2012 02:15 PM

Re: Canon FD lens video
That is an awesome find, I've been looking for a mid-range zoom to add to my two Canon FD primes, this fits perfectly with my 50mm f1.4 and 135mm f2.8. I picked one up from a used lens vendor this afternoon. Thanks for the heads up, even if not parfocal, it is a fine lens for under $200 for the NEX.

Scott Caplan

Piotr Wozniacki January 6th, 2012 04:38 AM

Re: Canon FD lens video

Originally Posted by Matt Davis (Post 1707586)

- It holds exposure well enough as I zoom the lens for me to do this during an interview

It's not perfect, but it's 100 and it's doing enough to make for lovely interviews. For me, the lens is a keeper, with enough 'parfocal' effect and with 'enough' constancy in aperture.

I hear what you're saying Matt, and I think I should add to my previous comment that - considering how old those lenses are, and how long they had served somebody else before we bought them on eBay for our FS100 - it's quite possible that each unit performs slightly differently.

It seems you have been lucky with yours; with mine I certainly couldn't zoom without fear of loosing the critical focus...

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