FD lenses are old manual Canon lenses that became almost completely obsolete by the EOS mount Canon cameras. What is so great about these lenses is their crazy low price. I picked up 3 lenses (50mm F1.8, 135mm F2.8, 80-200mm F3.9) for $50 on ebay.
To use these lenses with your Canon EOS camera you will need an adaptor. I had heard bad things about the cheapo adaptors so I picked up the Fotodiox FD to EOS for $30 which works great. I have already dropped it and it took it well.
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Thursday, December 9th from 6:00pm-8:30pm at Calumet Photo Chicago we will be showcasing various gear configurations from wedding setups, to film and documentary rigs.
Be sure to RSVP on facebook here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=111645445572088
Would love to see you there!