Canon FD (REHOUSED) PL Mount lenses now available at Film Equipment Hire
The Canon FD series is one of the most sought-after vintage lens collections, known for its stunning image quality and warm, cinematic look. Whitepoint Optics in Finland have been pioneers in rehousing these wonderful lenses into full frame cinema primes.
Currently we have four in our set with another four to follow giving a comprehensive set of focal lengths.
The Lens Conversion process includes the following:
• Stainless steel PL mount
• Zero image shifting
• Cam Form Focus drive optimized for modern motors
• Unique robust aluminium construction
• Easy to collimate with shims
• 280-300 degree rotation
• Standard 110mm and 95mm front diameter
“The Canon FD lenses have a beautiful quality to them that is difficult to replicate with modern lenses. They have a certain warmth and character that is perfect for creating a cinematic look.” – Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC (1917, Skyfall, Blade Runner 2049)
“I love the Canon FD lenses. They have a unique bokeh that is soft and dreamy, adding depth and dimension to any scene.” – Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC (Gravity, The Revenant, Birdman)
“The Canon FD lenses have a classic, vintage look that is perfect for period pieces. They have a certain softness to them that is reminiscent of older films.” – Robert Richardson, ASC (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, The Aviator, Django Unchained)