Canon Lens Adaptor For Film Camera Lens to Digital EOS Lens

by Enrica
(Italy)

Fotodiox Canon Lens Adapter

Fotodiox Canon Lens Adapter



"How to use old Canon fd lens in my new t6 canon.
I know is not the best thing to do and that is way easier to buy new lens but I have 3 old lenses, one of which at the time was super expensive and I'd really like to not waste them.
The lens I have are:
1.FD 300mm 1:5.6
2.FD 28mm 1:2.8
3.FD 50mm 1:1.8
I used them for a canon T70.

Last summer a bought a Canon rebel T6/ 1300d in USA. I'm looking for an adaptor that would help me use those lens in my new camera. I am not looking for perfection, I am not a professional photographer and I don't know much about photography yet. I thought using those lens would help me shoot vintage photos which I would really like and also I can't really afford to buy so many lens of that quality right now so I'd really like to use those.
Searching on internet I found a Photodiox adapter https://fotodioxpro.com/products/fd-eos-pro-fc10
Is not too cheap nor too expensive. I'd be willing to invest 50 dollars if I'm 100% sure that would work for me.
Do you have anything else to suggest me? What fictions would I be able to keep and which I'd have to do manually? Could I possibly have autofocus?
Thank you so much."


Greetings from the USA, Enrica

Thanks for your question about adapting old Canon film lenses to be used on modern digital cameras. First of all, just wanted to say that the Canon T70 was a cool camera.

Sounds like you know that digital lenses are constructed differently, and not ideal for digital cameras. They're made specifically to focus the light rays perfectly perpendicular to the sensor on a digital camera. Although there are some shortcomings, in the end, I think you'll be really happy to keep using your collection of Canon film lenses.

I've never used a converter like this because I didn't become a Canon shooter until a few years into the digital camera age. My last 35mm camera was actually a Minolta and I shot all portrait work with medium format Mamiya cameras when I turned pro.

Fotodiox has a good reputation with their products and I'm sure you'll make out just fine with the FD-EOS-Pro-FC10 Canon adapter.

Please let me know how you like it once you purchase it and try the lens adapter out.

Bruce

Canon Lenses

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