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Sep 28, 2011 07:03 |  #6436

Starla wrote in post #13173253 (external link)
I have a question, can you use canon film lenses on this camera?

porky101 wrote in post #13175175 (external link)
probably but the Autofocus wont work

DavidG. wrote in post #13175198 (external link)
By film lenses do you mean that they are EF type lenses or FD lenses?

EF yes. FD no.

You asked about "canon film lenses" - I'll first assume you mean actual Canon brand lenses (not 3rd party for Canon). DavidG is correct - any Canon EF lenses will work on your camera. I've never heard of autofocus not working just because it was an older EF lens on a digital camera (could be, I just never heard of it). The lens type before EF was the FD and they didn't have autofocus - also they have a different mount. You can get adapters to use a FD lens on an EF body, but there (obviously) will be no autofocus. Do some research if this is what you want to do - there are two different types of adapters and how yu want to use them impacts which you should get.

On this topic (but not exactly what you asked), is the EF-S lenses. They work on crop sensor bodies (like yours) but they will not work on full-frame bodies or EOS film bodies.

When you talk about other manufacturers' lenses for Canon, there could be problems when using an older version on the new digitals. Many of the old Sigmas need/needed to be "rechipped" to work with the new digitial bodies and that is not possible anymore for some. Most will still work, but you might not have full features.

So, if you have old EF lenses, they will work on your XS/1000D. If you want to save some money, that is a way to go, but it is like anything else when you decide to buy used, you might not get the same as the new and latest lenses offer. Also remember that some of the early EOS/EF lenses come from the late 80's /early 90's.


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Sep 28, 2011 11:42 |  #6437

Thank you everyone for your answers. It wasn't my lens, but it was an FD and yes I meant an actual Canon brand lens, sorry for not being more precise in my question. Thanks again!

kfyount wrote in post #13175526 (external link)
You asked about "canon film lenses" - I'll first assume you mean actual Canon brand lenses (not 3rd party for Canon). DavidG is correct - any Canon EF lenses will work on your camera. I've never heard of autofocus not working just because it was an older EF lens on a digital camera (could be, I just never heard of it). The lens type before EF was the FD and they didn't have autofocus - also they have a different mount. You can get adapters to use a FD lens on an EF body, but there (obviously) will be no autofocus. Do some research if this is what you want to do - there are two different types of adapters and how yu want to use them impacts which you should get.

On this topic (but not exactly what you asked), is the EF-S lenses. They work on crop sensor bodies (like yours) but they will not work on full-frame bodies or EOS film bodies.

When you talk about other manufacturers' lenses for Canon, there could be problems when using an older version on the new digitals. Many of the old Sigmas need/needed to be "rechipped" to work with the new digitial bodies and that is not possible anymore for some. Most will still work, but you might not have full features.

So, if you have old EF lenses, they will work on your XS/1000D. If you want to save some money, that is a way to go, but it is like anything else when you decide to buy used, you might not get the same as the new and latest lenses offer. Also remember that some of the early EOS/EF lenses come from the late 80's /early 90's.




  
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Sep 29, 2011 03:37 as a reply to  @ post 13179348 |  #6438

Little motorsport from my side... cheers...

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Sep 29, 2011 13:09 as a reply to  @ Nikol@'s post |  #6439

Also posted these in the nifty section..

Few night pictures :)

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Sep 29, 2011 16:09 |  #6440

Seb66 wrote in post #13182803 (external link)
Also posted these in the nifty section..

Few night pictures :)

QUOTED IMAGE

I really like this picture!! Nice job!


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Sep 30, 2011 13:31 as a reply to  @ jrherald420's post |  #6441

Thanks ;)


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Oct 01, 2011 06:31 as a reply to  @ Seb66's post |  #6442

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Oct 01, 2011 19:05 |  #6443

Seb66 wrote in post #13182803 (external link)
Also posted these in the nifty section..

Few night pictures :)

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these are really good. What were the settings and lens for these awesome shots?


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Oct 02, 2011 04:50 |  #6444

newf with a rebel wrote in post #13192605 (external link)
these are really good. What were the settings and lens for these awesome shots?

Thanks a lot! :) These were both shot with the 50mm f/1.8 nifty fifty on a tripod.. which can be seen here: http://photography-on-the.net …p=13191811&post​count=2287

exif on the first shot says..
Shutter speed: 1/5
F-stop: 1.8
ISO: 100

second shot..
Shutter speed: 30 seconds
F-stop: 22
ISO: 100


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Oct 02, 2011 17:14 |  #6445

Worth getting up early for!

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Oct 03, 2011 09:18 |  #6446

As an XS owner, I perused this thread recently and wanted to come back. I searched 'XS unite' and realized that the XS user thread is the only one that doesn't use the word 'unite' lol We can unite too!! Just thought that was funny. Anyway, great pics all, hope to contribute soon.


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Oct 03, 2011 09:27 as a reply to  @ post 13086647 |  #6447

sammyjankis....

I OBVIOUSLY don't know much about aviation, but on your post a few pages back, is that a sonic boom cloud that the plain appears to be traveling through?! If so, WOW. Either way, great pic.


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Oct 03, 2011 13:15 |  #6448

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Oct 04, 2011 12:42 |  #6449

I've had my 1000D for a while now but to be honest I am still learning how to use it.

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I have some problems with exposure at the moment but at least with RAW images I am able to alter errors.

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Oct 04, 2011 14:17 |  #6450

i dont know what that raccoon creature is but I WANT ONE! great capture, i like how he/she is just chilling and posing!


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