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    Canon FD zoom advice needed

    I am thinking of picking up a Canon FD zoom (28-100mm or something similar) but, I am not sure what to look for. I would like Canon glass not aftermarket, any suggestions?

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    I usually search the archives for info such as this. But to shorten your work, the 35-105 Macro is a favorite.
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    I will go for the 35 - 105 also.

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    There are two versions of the FD 35-105mm.

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    yes -- 35-105 f/3.5 Macro -- usually on the camera (A-1).


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    70-210 macro, by Kiron/Kino (also made under Vivitar name)... one of the few 3rd party lenses I would ever recommend.
    My preference is for primes only. My feet do the zooming.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xjken99 View Post
    I am thinking of picking up a Canon FD zoom (28-100mm or something similar) but, I am not sure what to look for. I would like Canon glass not aftermarket, any suggestions?
    One-Touch Canon FD 35 to 105mm Zoom:
    http://www.canon.com/camera-museum/c...105_35~45.html

    Two-Touch Canon FD 35 to 105mm Zoom:
    http://www.canon.com/camera-museum/c...35~105_35.html

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    I have the FD 35-105 3.5 lens and as other members have written it's a very fine optic, but I find the FD 28-85 f4 a more useful focal length as a walk around lens and tend to use it much more.
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    I'm with Ben, my favorite FD midrange zoom is the 28-85 f/4.
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    As an after thought the 3.5-4.5 35-105 FD lens http://www.canon.com/camera-museum/c...105_35~45.html because of it's variable aperture at each end of the zoom range can be problematic if you want to use it with a hand held separate hand held light meter or with none TTL flash in giving the correct exposure because the one stop variation between 35mm and 105mm at each end of the zoom range.
    Ben

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