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Canon legacy lens on Olympus Pen | by Thomas Cizauskas
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Canon legacy lens on Olympus Pen

YFGF's trusty (now seven-year-old) Olympus Pen E-PL1 gets a retro-upgrade.

 

17 July 2018.

 

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▶ Adapting a full-frame Canon FD breech-mount 100mm ƒ/2.8 SSC coating (Super Spectra Coating) SLR lens —circa late 1970s— to a mirrorless Micro Four Thirds camera.

☞ Adapter: Fotodiox Mount Adapter.

☞ Adapted like this the, focus and aperture must be manually controlled but the 'effective' focal length is doubled.

☞ The "Super Spectra Coating" designation was, of course, just wonderfully silly jargon for lens coating.

☞ Note the Dymo embossed tag identifying the original owner of the lens (circa late 1970s).

 

▶ Another view: here.

 

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Taken on July 17, 2018