Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/06/28

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Canon FD to EOS adapter test
From: at (Douglas Sharp)
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2010 15:39:55 +0200

Hi all,

I've read a lot about adapters from Canon FD to EOS (EF) not being worth 
bothering about, but I decided to buy one after all (one with a 
correction lens for infinity focus from

First off: with apertures wider open than f4 it makes a pretty good 
softener :-)

The following two shots were with a Canon FD 1:1.4/50 (new version) on 
my Canon 20D - no idea what the equivalent focal length is, because the 
adapter lengthens it even more.

(large version: )

(large version: )

Both were shot at f5.6 with ISO equivalent 100.

I think they are quite usable for something that's not recommended.

Opinions + critique welcome