Showcase Canon FD mount AC lenses: 50mm f/1.8, AC 35-70mm f/3.5-4.5, AC 75-200mm f/4.5

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These lenses were specific to the T80, Canon's only autofocus setup during the 35mm camera T series, with motors built into the side of the lenses, having no aperture ring, and a small portion of exposed focus ring for manual adjustment. They are incredibly ugly, and I hope to collect all three!
 

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Adapted to EM10.2 with Pixco focal reducer. I'm surprised by how close the tele end focuses, and the quality of out-of-focus areas isn't terrible!
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Same setup as before.
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I don't think he could take his eye off the weird new lens!
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Fine tuning focus with a small section of focal ring is an experience to get used to. Interestingly, the feel of the manual focus is quite different to other FD lenses, with a small amount of resistance coming (I presume) from the motor - inoperable on m43, of course, but it feels the same when manually focussing on a T80 body with electronic connection.
 

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These two were straight out of camera; I used the Raynox DCR 250 macro adapter, which actually makes manual focussing this AC-zoom 35-70 easier to focus by adding more grip to the focal ring.
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