Updated September 19, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

The 8 Best Canon FD Lenses

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We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. While technological progress may be marching forward, savvy photographers and filmmakers often look to the past for lenses that can deliver superb optics at a reasonable price. Canon FD lenses are ideal for anyone looking to get their hands on top-tier image quality for a low cost with the minor sacrifice of autofocus. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best canon fd lens on Amazon.

8. 35-105mm f/3.5 Macro

7. 50mm f/1.4

6. 200mm f/4

5. 24mm f/2.8

4. 85mm f/1.2 L

3. 70-210mm f/4.0 Zoom

2. 28mm f/2.8

1. 135mm f/2.5 SC


Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on September 19, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).


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