Canon FD 50mm F1.4 Specs
|Released to Market||June 1979|
|Lens Element Groups||6|
|Total Lens Elements||7|
|No. of Diaphragm Blades||8|
|Closest Focusing Distance in Meters||0.45|
|Maximum Magnification (x)||0.15|
|Filter Diameter (mm)||52|
|Maximum Diameter x Length (mm)||63 x 41|
Canon FD 50mm F1.4 Review
The Canon FD 50mm F1.4 was the standard kit lens to the Canon AE-1 Program. It was a light lens and reliable, but lacked professional coatings as was standard to Minolta MD and Maxxum lenses.
This was the first lens I used to learn photography, but there’s nothing really special about this lens, other than significant chromatic aberation and a bit of light fall-off, also, not the sharpest at F22.
Many videographers are using these old FD lenses on their mirrorless outfit for 4K and 8K videos.