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It's almost certainly a co-incidence. Adaptability of foreign lenses wasn't a big thing back then in the SLR world (it was more common with medium format cameras). The simple reason for this was that camera bodies were much cheaper as they were essentially just light tight boxes with a shutter, mirror and viewfinder (you might get electronic metering or an ...


If you read Canon's public statements at the time the EOS system/EF mount was introduced in the late 1980's, they spoke of the longer 44mm registration distance and larger diameter flange of the EF mount, when compared to their existing FD mount that had a registration distance of 42mm, as leaving room for future capabilities. If they had been concerned with ...


It has become a valuable tool for me, not forcing me to physically try to get that lower angle shot during shooting in front of stages.Hold the screen in left hand,(portrait mode)and move camera body at the pivot point,looking at the screen to find my target.Also that method of use comes in handy in other situations where a lower angle shot is desired.


By "internal automatic eyepiece cover" I assume you mean something to block the light instead of something to protect the eyepiece glass from scratches. There are no cameras with an "Automatic Eyepiece Cover" but some Pro level cameras have a manual eyepiece shutter to block off light during long exposures when your eye is not covering the viewfinder. ...


Because it would add expense and complexity, and most consumers don't request it.

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