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Old Jan 11, 2006, 8:49 AM   #1
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Hello!

My name is Andrea and I own a film SRT Canon EOS 300 with 2 lenses (original from Canon).

I decided that I want to go for a digital one and I'm considering on buying the equivalent one, the Canon EOS 350D (Rebel XT).

My question is: Are the lenses compatible???

If so, I'd buy only the body... Will I take advantage of all features of the camera, with these lenses??

Thanks for your help!

By the way, is this camera any good (Rebel XT)???
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If the lens is an FD lens (manual focus) , then it won't work.

If it's a EOS autofocus lens, then it will work.

Rebel XT is a great camera!

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Old Jan 11, 2006, 8:12 PM   #3
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Hi again!

Thanks for your quick reply!

I've checked and my lenses have the Autofocus feature!

Best regards,

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Old Jan 11, 2006, 8:42 PM   #4
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Don't forget that you must multiply the lens focal length by 1.6 when converting from 35mm to Rebel XT. Therefore, you may want to spend the extra $100 for the kit lens in order to properly cover the wide side.
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hi!

thanks for your reply!

I'm sorry I didn´t understand what you ment to say with "Therefore, you may want to spend the extra $100 for the kit lens in order to properly cover the wide side".

Will that kit have a different result comparing to my lenses?

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hi!

thanks for your reply!

I'm sorry I didn´t understand what you ment to say with "Therefore, you may want to spend the extra $100 for the kit lens in order to properly cover the wide side".

Will that kit have a different result comparing to my lenses?

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Old Jan 11, 2006, 9:57 PM   #7
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hi!

thanks for your reply!

I'm sorry I didn´t understand what you ment to say with "Therefore, you may want to spend the extra $100 for the kit lens in order to properly cover the wide side".

Will that kit have a different result comparing to my lenses?

Andrea
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Old Jan 12, 2006, 9:12 PM   #8
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what lenses do you currently have?

What is their focal length?

ie 28m-75mm?? It will say so on the lens.
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[email protected] wrote:
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what lenses do you currently have?

What is their focal length?

ie 28m-75mm?? It will say so on the lens.

my lenses are AF 28-80 and 75-300 mm.

will they work well with rebel xt?? will I have a good machine?

are the mm in film slr the same as mm in digital???

how do I know if i'll be abçe to shot the same thing from the same place (distances) with my EOS 300 (analogic) VS EOS Rebel XT?

Thanks!

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Deoita,

Your lenses will be the equivalent of 40mm-130mm and 100mm-480mm on your film camera.

It would be good to get the kit lens, which is 18-55mm to go along with those two lenses.

Your lenses, if they are EOS lenses, should work well with the Rebel Xt.

You'll have a good camera if you buy the Rebel XT.

The lenses you have will bring things closer up. Your 28-80 lens on your film camera will be equivalent toa 40-130mm lens.

Get the kits lens and you'll be all set. You'll have a nice camera with three good lenses.

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