What kind of lenses are left to my Canon Rebel?

Canon’s Rebel camera series is a collection of digital and film SLR cameras aimed at the consumer market. The first SLR camera for 35mm film to use the Rebel badge, was released in 1990. The digital SLR Rebel was introduced in 2003. Internationally, Rebel cameras are recognized by their model number. All Rebel cameras are part of Canon’s well-established EOS (Electro-Optical System) series. They use a frame for EF type lens.

Canon’s Rebel camera series is a collection of digital and film SLR cameras aimed at the consumer market. The first SLR camera for 35mm film to use the Rebel badge, was released in 1990. The digital SLR Rebel was introduced in 2003. Internationally, Rebel cameras are recognized by their model number. All Rebel cameras are part of Canon’s well-established EOS (Electro-Optical System) series. They use a frame for EF type lens.

Film SLR

There are six Canon cameras that use 35mm film and carry the name Rebel. Many of the old models are no longer in production. The models include X / XS, 2000, Gll, K2, T2 and Ti. Canon has not completely abandoned film cameras despite the high popularity of digital photography. All models can use EF frame lenses. Care should be taken not to try to place an EF-S lens in a film SLR camera. The range of ER-S lenses was presented at the same time as Canon digital cameras and can not be used in non-digital cameras. Other manufacturers such as Ramron, Sigma and Tokina also produce compatible lenses with Canon film cameras.

Cutting factor

All Canon digital SLR cameras incorporate a smaller sensor than Rebel cameras based on 35mm film. This generates a trimming factor, also known as focal length magnification. Affects the effective focal length of the lens when mounted in a camera. All digital Rebel cameras have an approximate clipping factor of 1.6x. A 50mm lens mounted to a Rebel digital SLR has an effective focal length of 80mm.

Consideration

It is important to check the compatibility of any lens before trying to use it with any of the Canon Rebel models. Some lenses from other manufacturers are designed for digital camera or film camera and are not interchangeable. Rebel cameras are made of lighter materials than some of Canon’s professional cameras. Care should be taken when using longer and heavier lenses with these cameras. Really heavy lenses must be held by hand or placed on a tripod to prevent damage to the connectors for mounting.

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