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  • Thanks for some amazing insight and help here - very much appreciated to you and everybody that has given me some great comments and advice. Thank you.
  • Hi All Am thinking about upgrading my PC - its about 13yrs old now and was good when new but feeling the itch: Intel i7 975@ 3.33ghz, 12gb ram, Geforce GTX285 1gb video card, windows 7 64bit ...
  • I didn't mention Canon FD bodies. I will probably ask the canon forum. The question was will these electronic aperature sigma art lenses work on canon eos film bodies.
  • Created discussion thread Sigma Art on Canon EOS
    Hi I am looking at a Sigma Art 40 1.4 - only this model, none of the others. It has an electronic aperature. Does anybody know if this works on the old Canon EOS film bodies like the EOS 5, EOS 33, ...
  • Appreciate that this is a Nikon lens forum, but if the Sigma 40 1.4 is the one to go for - does anyone know if the Canon version of this electronic aperature lens is fully compatible with their ...
  • OK, fair point - but I want to continue with film right now, get the sharpest lens - if I buy a digital body in the future I am future proofed. For me, its the results that matter. I've shot ...
  • Thanks for the reply. I am not wedded to the F6. I have an EOS 33 and EOS 5 which are perfectly good enough for me. I am a film user but would want to get the right lens to use on a digital body ...
  • Hi All OK, so I have an F6. I hired a Canon 35mm 1.4 mk2 last summer and used it on a Canon body. Got the sharpest most vibrant results I have ever seen. I only have a Nikon 35 F2D for the F6. I'm ...
  • Created discussion thread Canon EF 35 1.4 mk2
    Hi, If you don't shoot at f1.4 or even f2, are there any auto focus lenses out there that beat this for sharpness and resolution, esp if you tend to shoot at f4 to f5.6 most of the time? Looking at ...
  • Created discussion thread On the fence - need some help
    Hi, I have a Nikon F6 and a mint fully working Canon EOS 5 film body gathering dust. I want to simplify my kit and just shoot with the sharpest 35mm autofocus prime I can get. I hired the Canon EF ...
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