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Non-AI lenses

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tab Jul 23. 4 Replies

Hello everyone,So I've been going crazy researching cameras and lenses. I finally purchased a Canon T3i but I'm still a bit stumped on lenses. I know to get a Nikkor and I'm looking for a 55mm while…Continue

Cannon Rebel T6i

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tab Jul 7. 2 Replies

Hello all.  I am trying to figure out what my first digital camera should be. my local camera shop is selling a re furbished Cannon T6i with a w/18-55 m lense for a very good price. being new to the…Continue

 

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"Thanks Simon and Nick. Really appreciate the time and information you both have offered."
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StopmoNick replied to Tab's discussion Non-AI lenses
"AI or AIS are both fine.  2.8 max aperture is also fine, you probably won't be using it opened up for stop motion, so it's not a particular benefit, but it's certainly not a problem.  My 55mm is a 3.5, which for general…"
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Simon Tytherleigh replied to Tab's discussion Non-AI lenses
"Just to answer your last question. Go for the 55mm f2.8 AIS."
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Tab replied to Tab's discussion Non-AI lenses
"Thank you Simon. that definitely helped helped me to narrow it down."
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Simon Tytherleigh replied to Tab's discussion Non-AI lenses
"Ok, I think that it doesn't much matter about the 2.8 or 3.5 f stops, as you will likely be using long exposures anyway for stop motion. The 3.5 should be a little cheaper. I think the non AI lenses are older lenses, and are simply not as good,…"
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Non-AI lenses

Hello everyone,So I've been going crazy researching cameras and lenses. I finally purchased a Canon T3i but I'm still a bit stumped on lenses. I know to get a Nikkor and I'm looking for a 55mm while trying for a 3.5 f-stop but this is where it gets tricky. Doing searches on E-bay, most of the AI 3.5 lenses have issues: fungus, hazing, or just not in very fair condition. However I've found non-AI lenses that are in good or very good condition. I tried searching the forums here to see if there's…See More
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