Legacy Lens or EF Lens with adapter for a MFT body?

Started Nov 25, 2011 | Discussions thread
Gato Amarillo
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Re: Vignetting
In reply to ahson, Nov 26, 2011

ahson wrote:

I see many of you have mentioned how the FD 50/1.4 is a better lens than a 1.8 version. Do they really have that much of a difference in IQ? The 1.4 doesn't cost much more than the 1.8 but if their picture IQ is similar, I don't see why I want the 1.4 instead.

Based on having owned several of both 50s -- I worked full time with Canon FD for 12 or 15 years back in the 1970s and '80s -- I would recommend the 1.4. If you have a choice, go for the later model FDn with the twist-on mount, or at least go for an S.S.C. model in the older mount. The newer coatings do seem to make a difference.

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