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Hi! I use Canon EOS Rebel XSi, but since I am a Canon fan,

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I have many FD and...
Hi! I use Canon EOS Rebel XSi, but since I am a Canon fan, I have many FD and FL lenses
I collected from my photo carrier. I also own F-1 and A-1 cameras.

Looking for a reliable converter so I can use FD and FL lenses on Rebel XSi. Please recommend me if you know some able converters. Used to work at PLAYBOY and shot
many bunnies and nude pix of PLAYMATE IN the early 60's.

Thanks for your help and suggestions. Yoshi Sekiguchi (you can Google my name!)
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Camera and Video
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Hello Yoshi, it is my pleasure to help you with this.

There are some converters that can attach your FD lenses to your Rebel, however, the ones Canon made are very rare and third party ones don't have very good optics. Because there is such a difference in the diameter of the FD lenses compared to the EOS body, basically there is a registration issue, so the adapters actually are more like mini teleconverters. The following is an interesting article on using alternate lenses with EOS cameras

Manual Lenses with Eos Cameras

This is a link to the adapter you would need which is currently available through BH Photo:

Adapter

Have fun experimenting with this and if you have need additional help let me know.
Best! Marcia
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