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2008-12-28 06:31:49
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The short answer is "Depends" The long answer is: From 1971 to 1987, Canon SLR bodies and lenses used the Canon FD mount. In 1987, Canon introuduced the EOS SLR system. All EOS cameras use Canon EF (auto focus) lenses. They can also use independently made lenses with EOS type camera mounts. Canon FD and EF lenses have completely different mounting connections and are not compatible with each other's camera bodies. All Canon DSLR (digital single lens reflex) cameras can use all Canon EF (or independent manufacturer equivalent) lenses made for film or digital cameras. Most Canon DSLR's have an APS-C sensor that measures 22.2 x 14.8mm. (This is smaller than the 36 x 24mm image size on 35mm film.) In 2003, Canon introduced EF-S lenses that were optimized for the APS-C sensor size. The EF-S lenses will only fit on Canon 20D, 30D, 40D, and 50D cameras (as of 2008) and all Canon Digital Rebel cameras.

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All Canon Rebel DSLR cameras uses EF lenses that fit the Canon EF Mount.

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The short answer is "Yes." The long answer is: All Canon EOS cameras use Canon EF (electro-focus) lenses. They can also use independently made lenses with EF type camera mounts. All Canon DSLR (digital single lens reflex) cameras can use all Canon EF (or independent manufacturer equivalent) lenses made for film or digital cameras. Most Canon DSLR's have an APS-C sensor that measures 22.2 x 14.8mm. (This is smaller than the 36 x 24mm image size on 35mm film.) In 2003, Canon introduced EF-S lenses that were optimized for the APS-C sensor size. The EF-S lenses will only fit on Canon 20D, 30D, 40D, and 50D cameras (as of 2008) and all Canon Digital Rebel cameras.

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The Canon Rebel film bodies use the EF mount lenses. All modern Canon EOS cameras, including all digital EOS cameras will also accept EF mount lense. The EF and EF-S lenses are compatible with the Rebel series. However, the lenses that typically come with a Rebel (EF-S) are compatible only with Canon cameras that have a 1.6 crop factor. Cameras with the 1.3 or no crop feature will not accept the EF-S lenses. The lens mounts deeper than the mirror will tolerate.

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The short answer is "Yes." The long answer is: The 35mm Canon Rebel is a Canon EOS camera. All EOS cameras, including the 35mm Rebel, use Canon EF (auto focus) lenses. They can also use independently made lenses with EOS type camera mounts. All Canon DSLR (digital single lens reflex) cameras can use all Canon EF (or independent manufacturer equivalent) lenses made for film or digital cameras. Most Canon DSLR's have an APS-C sensor that measures 22.2 x 14.8mm. (This is smaller than the 36 x 24mm image size on 35mm film.) In 2003, Canon introduced EF-S lenses that were optimized for the APS-C sensor size. The EF-S lenses will only fit on Canon 20D, 30D, 40D, and 50D cameras (as of 2008) and all Canon Digital Rebel cameras.

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The short answer is "Yes." The long answer is: All Canon EOS cameras use Canon EF (electro-focus) lenses. They can also use independently made lenses with EF type camera mounts. All Canon DSLR (digital single lens reflex) cameras can use all Canon EF (or independent manufacturer equivalent) lenses made for film or digital cameras. Most Canon DSLR's have an APS-C sensor that measures 22.2 x 14.8mm. (This is smaller than the 36 x 24mm image size on 35mm film.) In 2003, Canon introduced EF-S lenses that were optimized for the APS-C sensor size. The EF-S lenses will only fit on Canon 20D, 30D, 40D, and 50D cameras (as of 2008) and all Canon Digital Rebel cameras.

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Canon EF lenses that fit Canon EOS cameras will fit all Canon digital SLR bodies. Canon FD lenses that fit Canon SLR's made before 1987 will not fit any EOS or digital EOS camera body. It depends on which DSLR you have as to which lenses can be used.

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Yes. Canon EOS film cameras uses EF-mount lenses. All Canon EOS Digital cameras will also accept EF-mount lenses.

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Yes, with the right mount adapter. Canon EF lenses were introduced in 1987 for Canon's new EOS auto-focus cameras. All EF lenses fit all EOS film and digital cameras. Some Canon DSLR cameras, such as the digital Rebels, have an APS-size (smaller) sensor. These cameras can use EF lenses with full automation, and can also use the EF-S lenses designed especially for them. The advantage of EF-S lenses is that they are more compact than EF lenses. The EF-S lenses will only work on some Canon DSLR bodies, so compatibility should be determined before purchasing an EF-S lens.

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The short answer is: "None" See the answer for the question: Are canon t70 and canon eos rebel xsi lense compatible? The Canon AE1 takes FD mount lenses. All Canon digital cameras take EF lenses. They are not compatible.

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yes all Canon cameras are compatible via lenses to each other

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All canon EF and EFS lenses fit on all canon dslr's

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All Canon Rebels can use either Canon EF (or compatible) or Canon EF-S lenses. EF lenses can be used on any Canon EOS camera. EF-S lenses, introduced in 2003, are made specifically for Canon EOS cameras with APS-C size (22.2 x 14.8mm) sensor. They can be used only on Canon Rebel cameras and on the Canon 20D, 30D, 40D, and 50D cameras (as of 2008). No other manufactuer currently makes camera bodies that take EF lenses. (Several years ago, Kodak had a full-frame digital camera that took EF lenses. It was a camera that was OK in the studio, but inferior for general photographic use. It was discontinued shortly after introduction.)

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All EF series lenses will work with the film Rebel or any other EOS film body. EF-S lenses are not compatible with film cameras or full-frame digitals.

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Generally, no. Each manufacturer has proprietary mounts for their lenses and, for example, Nikon lenses will not fit a Canon and so on. There are aftermarket lenses made to fit various cameras, but you need to specify the make and even sometimes the model of the camera in order to get a mount that fits.

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It all depends on the lens mount. New Canon digital cameras accept EF and/or EF-S lenses. Some Canon film cameras use the EF lenses as well, though older cameras used the FD mount. If your lens has an FD mount and you would like to use it on a new digital camera, you can purchase a converter and it will work.

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It depends on the brand of camera and the type of lens. Most Nikon film SLR lenses will work (in manual mode) on their digital SLR cameras. Many Canon lenses will work on new Canon SLR cameras, but you have to check compatability between the camera model and the type of lens. Sony purhcased the Minolta digital camera division, so all Sony Alpha DSLRs will use Minolta lenses.

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Any Canon camera with the EF-S lens system will work. That includes but isn't limited to all of the rebels (XT, XtI, XS, XSI, and the new T1I). The only cameras that WON'T work with your Rebel XTI lenses are Canon 1Ds, Canon 1Ds Mark II, Canon 1Ds Mark III, Canon 5d, Canon 5D Mark II. Another other Canon digital camera will do the job. The reason that these won't work is because they are full-frame cameras, which need a larger surface area of the lens and will not accept the mount from the smaller EF-S lenses. These cameras are all professional cameras and cost a couple thousand each.

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Short answer: Yes. Long answer: Canon digital cameras are divided into two classes: Those with APS-C sensors (Rebel, 30D/40D/50D), and those with full-frame sensors (5d, 5d Mark II, 1D Mark II, 1D Mark III, 1Ds Mark III, ...). Those with full-frame sensors are the most similar to film cameras. Canon lenses are similarly divided into two classes: EF-S lenses, and EF / L lenses. L lenses (a subset of EF lenses) are indicated by a red band around the front of the lens, and are the highest quality Canon lenses. A 35mm Canon prime lens is an EF lens. It will work on any Canon digital camera. All Canon lenses work on all Canon cameras, with the exception that Canon EF-S lenses only work on Canon digital cameras with APS-C sensors (Rebel, 30D/40D/50D), because the lens is too small to cover the full frame of larger cameras (5d, 5d Mark II, 1D Mark II, 1D Mark II, 1Ds Mark III, etc.).

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All the Canon A series cameras (AE-1, AE-1 program, AT-1, AV-1, A-1, AL-1) use the same lenses.

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All lenses that have a "ef" or "ef-s" mount can work on a canon 50d. Be mindful, if you decide to go with a fill frame camera later on, the "ef-s" lenses will create heavy vignetting on those cameras?

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No other major camera manufacturer currently makes a camera body that will accept Canon lenses. (From 1930 to 1960, Leica rangefinder cameras took screw-in lenses. During that time, several other camera manufacturers, including Canon, made rangefinders with the same screw mount, so all of their lenses were interchangable. This is the same lens mount that most screw-in enlarging lenses have.)

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Imaging Resource has everything from prices and reviews on Canon Powershot cameras, It also has all kinds of information on all the Powershot cameras.

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Canon produces many different types of cameras, ranging from family photo cameras to professional Digital Single Lens Reflex Cameras. While they are all digital now, Canon used to produce many film cameras.

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Any canon ef or efs lenses will fit on all of canon's dslr

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A worldwide leader in photography equipment, Canon offers several different digital cameras for photographers of all levels. The Canon Powershot series consists of compact digital cameras which are designed for amateur and daily photography. These cameras have features such as automatic scene shooting selections. Additionally, the cameras can capture videos in High Definition resolution of up to 1080p. The Canon EOS and Mark series consist of digital SLR cameras, which are perfect for professional photography. These cameras are more expensive than compact types, and they can be fitted with Canon's own lenses.


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