Quote Originally Posted by MartinCrabtree View Post
I've been looking around and you can find Canon glass at very reasonable prices nowdays. What 3 lenses would you recommend for general use? I know that's a lot of glass to cover but there must be three outstanding lenses that cover a great deal of ground without breaking the bank. Any suggestions?

I guess it should say FD. FL stuff will work on my manual focus cameras also won't it?
Unless the lenses were mishandled by the previous owner, all Canon prime lenses are very good and usually available for a reasonable price.

But as far as outstanding lenses are concerned, Canon's - just like the other brand's outstanding lenses, do not come cheap. So what is your limit of breaking the bank?

If you don't have an idea what you're looking for, then perhaps a little research would help. Here are a couple of useful links: