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Canon 500mm f4.5 L, old timer

 
johnnysart
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Sep 10, 2011 23:22 |  #16

Beautiful photos.




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Sep 10, 2011 23:22 |  #17

Another one on the 30D

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Sep 10, 2011 23:30 |  #18

And another on the 30D.

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Feb 08, 2012 13:11 |  #19

Owl_79 wrote in post #12682188external link
And despite the age of these "film era" lenses, they are still very usable on modern DSLR bodies giving extremely good image quality and very fast AF.

I would choose EF 500 4.5L over Sigma 500 4.5..

Most of my EOS collection is from the "film era" and they work just fine, sometimes better than my newer L glass. Though much shorter FL than the 500 4.5, there's nothing wrong with using them. They were built to last and many of the "lower-end" film era lenses are optically superior to Canon's latest consumer offerings, see the original 28-70 f3.5-4.5 kit lens from 1987, whose MTF chart is only bested by the 28-70L and just barely.


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Feb 17, 2012 09:28 |  #20

J.A Blix wrote in post #13849852 (external link)
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Is it this one? 500mm. 4.5 L. from 1991

No that is the FD version. This requires an adaptor and is MF only.


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Oct 12, 2012 07:31 |  #21

I took the 500 f 4.5 L, a few shots and I think it really is a great lens ...




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Oct 16, 2012 05:04 |  #22

sample 7D, f 4.5, ISO 400, 1/200
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Oct 16, 2012 05:12 |  #23

I always found it best to stop down 2/3, at 4.5 mine showed a little blurriness but was great at f5.6.


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Nov 06, 2012 10:23 |  #24

example with 7D EF 500 f 4.5 + kenko 1,4 pro dgx (700mm) - test at wide open (f 6.3) and AI servo.. AF with kenko dgx work very well
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Dec 20, 2012 21:06 |  #25

1 question, does it still got AF after I put canon 1.4x extender on?




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hando
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Jan 05, 2013 10:22 |  #26

alexhong28 wrote in post #15391762external link
1 question, does it still got AF after I put canon 1.4x extender on?

Yes wIth a 1D.


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Nov 04, 2013 04:56 as a reply to post 13082875 |  #27

Hello
Only two page with this lens?.


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Nov 08, 2014 13:58 |  #28

Bump. At a $3k going rate it seems this lens is a good deal?


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Aug 21, 2015 13:27 |  #29

Cape Weaver, taken with the 1D MkIV.

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Dec 31, 2015 17:11 |  #30

I just picked up one as a Christmas present to myself.

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