Canon FD 35-70mm f/2.8-3.5 Lens

November 1, 2020 - Comment

Welcome to my auction featuring some of the finest cameras and lenses on ebay. This is the newer style FD 35-70mm 1:2.8-3.5 lens that took over the same lens but the early version had the silver mounting ring and was marked with the famous S.S.C. in red letters which stood for “Super Spectra Coating” which

Welcome to my auction featuring some of the finest cameras and lenses on ebay. This is the newer style FD 35-70mm 1:2.8-3.5 lens that took over the same lens but the early version had the silver mounting ring and was marked with the famous S.S.C. in red letters which stood for “Super Spectra Coating” which this lens also has. It was introduced in 1979 and has 10 elements in 10 groups with a 8 blade aperture, same as the prior version. This lens looks great with almost no wear showing on the body. Glass is clear, aperture blades dry and responsive. Focus is smooth but the zoom makes a rubbing sound that I can’t put a finger on where it’s coming from, it almost makes me think that there may be some grit under the plastic barrel cover on the exterior of the lens. I shot pictures from all focal lengths including macro and they all were fine. I will post some shots taken with this lens all hand held. Comes with front and rear caps. Remember this is a FD manual focus lens. Film is NOT dead, it still renders some of the highest quality images ever produced as long as the photographer and their lenses do their job. How long digital images will hold their sharpness and color/contrast remains to be seen. And digital cameras are subject to “noise” electronic derogation of the final image. (depends on camera ISO setting etc.) Film images over 100 years old still continue to educate and bring enjoyment to people long after the person behind the camera is no longer around. Enjoy the chance to use a film camera to record your memories that will be around for a long long time! Please check out my other items listed. Ebay has been collecting sales tax on sellers sales, this applies to shipping charges also. They in turn remove the amount charged from the sellers account. So please don’t think I’m the one imposing this charge on you and by no means the one that is making any money on it. Please note: Due to the Pandemic delivery times for your package may take extra time as some Post Offices and USPS Distribution centers are understaffed. Please keep this in mind when waiting for your package to arrive. Thank you. Pictures are of actual items, you are bidding on what’s pictured. ebay’s product descriptions may not always reflect what you get in the auction. Please go by my description and photos. Thank You. !Please Read Part Of Description! All cameras/lenses are sold as described, but as is with no warranties expressed or implied. Many are over 30 years old and may work fine now but may experience problems in the future that can’t be foreseen. I do the best I can listing all items as accurately as possible and when possible providing pictures that depict the actual item being sold, no stock photos are ever used. Used lenses all have some internal dust. Unless mentioned it will not impact the final image. If you have a problem with a item please contact me immediately so I can resolve the issue. I will assume that if I do not here from you in 3 days after you receive the item/items they have arrived and are working as described. All serial numbers are recorded to prevent fraud. We all wish the people who handle our packages will be gentle and caring, but this is the real world and the packages get pretty beat up at times. The items inside take some of the abuse as well no matter how well their packaged. If you receive the item and there is something wrong with it please contact me immediately first before crying foul to ebay. I’m a very reasonable person and will most always work with you. If your package arrives damaged contact your carrier ASAP and then let me know please. Thank you. Feedback left after received.

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