Canon FD 7.5/5.6 VS Rokinon 7.5/3.5 for my iii
Old 02-26-2017   #1
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Canon FD 7.5/5.6 VS Rokinon 7.5/3.5 for my iii

Canon FD 7.5/5.6 VS Rokinon 7.5/3.5 for my iii

Yes I know I need an adapter. Are they rangefinder coupled? And where can I find a viewfinder for it? Thanks
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The Canon FD is obviously in FD mount. You need Canon Adapter B FD to LTM, and also an adapter for LTM-M. No, it is not rangefinder coupled. The depth of field is enormous with this lens. It is a circular fisheye lens.
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The Canon FD is obviously in FD mount. You need Canon Adapter B FD to LTM, and also an adapter for LTM-M. No, it is not rangefinder coupled. The depth of field is enormous with this lens. It is a circular fisheye lens.
True. So basically everything is in focus as I mentioned above right?
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Am I right?
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There's no focusing ring on a Canon 7.5mm fisheye. The depth of focus is a few inches from the front of the lens, to infinity. Just put on the camera, with adaptor, and shoot away.

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As Jim has said. There is no focusing. Everything is in focus. It works best with a film camera. It is not as sharp with digital cameras.
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Huh, sounds good! Now I just need to sell my canon 50/1.2

How do I post a sales pist here?
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These are two very different lenses. The 7.5mm lens cannot be used for reasonably looking portraits. It is always circular. The 50/1.2 is an awesome lens overall.
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These are two very different lenses. The 7.5mm lens cannot be used for reasonably looking portraits. It is always circular. The 50/1.2 is an awesome lens overall.
True, but it's just not for me. I already have a cron so yea
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The 7.5mm lens cannot be used for reasonably looking portraits.
Depends on how you define "reasonable"

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I am not a big fan of circular fisheye portraits!
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That's a nice one!
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