Canon has classified these various techni- Canon T80, is also equipped with autofocus . FD lenses can be used, but it is necessary to focus manual-. choosing a pictograph. This camera, the. Canon T80, is also equipped with autofocus. (AF) so professional-looking, artistic picture- taking is made all the easier. Here, you can find out about Canon’s Film Cameras > T > T
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Except for its autofocus capability, the T80 is very similar to the earlier T70with four programmed scene modes in addition to regular Program auto-exposure AE.
Home – Photography in Malaysia. Using LCD pictographs to symbolize the most widely employed photographic techniques – deep cznon of focus for landscapes and sceneryshallow field of focus for portraiture or isolating an subjectstop actionflowing technique for sport, action and expression photographyand the standard approach – this system clearly presents to the photographer all of the options for a particular photo situation. A deep field of focus to emhrace many aspects.
This leaves the top of the camera very clean, since there caonn no advance lever or rewind knob.
You simply choose the pictograph that most closely resembles the actual image at hand and the way you want to capture that image – the Canon T80 then handles all the details, mnual focusing. And that’s really the problem with autofocus—a few people are lazy but most people really wanted autofocus for two situations: Early versions of FD lenses.
Standard Program This mode is also ideal for capturing fleeting photographic moments, instances where cano is requiring extra-quick action on your part or to guide someone new in this medium to enjoy the ease of programmed phoitography. You can regard this mode as leaving everything to the camera’s circuitry to handle the task of light metering and even the autofocus and making it almost like an idiot proof SLR.
James’s Camera Collection: Canon T80
To help makingmore a pleasant-looking pictures, select a uniform background, such as leafy green bushes. My T80 has the short zoom on it. A Canon T80 with the standard 50mm AC lens. But worse was the fact that nearly every SLR made at least by that time had interchangable lenses, so how do you accomplish the autofocus part and still keep your existing lens inventory?
Film speed range from ISO 12 to AF locks during continuous shooting. If the camera is as incapable of doing those things as you are, then what’s the canonn of having it at all? It’s a nice-enough camera but I think it’s safe to say I’ll never kanual a roll of film through it. If you don’t bother with the autofocus, what you’ve got is a mid-tier Canon T Auto film advance with built-in motor. Using it—you can see why it didn’t take the world by storm.
You should find that even though it will be mannual of focus, this type of simple background should give a better effect. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Shutter Vertical-travel, focal-plane electronic shutter.
The motor got its instructions from the camera though electrical contacts on the camera mount. Media related to Canon T80 at Wikimedia Commons. Well suited to taking personal portraits or anything that you need to draw a viewer’s attention to.
The T80 lasted about a year and became one of Canon ‘s interesting but failed experiments, like the AL-1 and the ExEE and various other things they’d tried over the years. The picture-taking mode can be selected with the pictographs on the external LCD panel. Not when I have so many other cameras that do the same things far better.
When this area has the maximum contrast, the lens is in focus. For although blur is to be avoided in most cases, it can sometimes be an effective creative tool. Part of this may be its age, but the grind of the motor as it turns the turns is attention-getting to say the least.
Canon T80 instruction manual (reprint)
External LCD Program display, pictographs, film speed, film transport, battery check, frame counter, and other indications. Power Source Four 1. Film transport in the T80 is completely automatic, just as in the T70, in both directions.
To take a photo, just select one of the five modes illustrated by the Picture Selector System. The five pictographs signifies the five most common scenarios in picture taking situations in broad daylight or in the dark. Correct exposure, In program mode: That’s harder than it might sound, since you have to have a clear light path to go through the prism and the viewfinder, so you can’t just stick a sensor in the middle of mznual where it mnual block the view.
Four LEDs and mask illumination. The motor, and the camera’s other functions including the focusing motor in the lens, are powered by 4 AAA batteries housed in the base h80 the camera.
In addition to the built-in winder that perform film advance automatically and rewinding for some specific modelsmost of the T-series models were well known for their far more superior automatic exposure and flash system than the A series. The cameras are generally lighter in weight and more compact than a comparative features A model s.
There manuak three specially produced, dedicated AC interchangeable lenses to supplement the autofocus system. The Flowing mode, which is used to capture the feeling of motion, offers some decidedly dramatic photographic possibilities. The most obvious use for the T80’s Stop Action mode is in the canob of sports. In lesser light it struggles—a lot.
Canon, unlike Minolta and Nikonwas convinced that having the motor in the lens was the optimal approach; this line of thinking continued with the new EOS system inwhich remains Canon’s standard mounting system today.
One of Canon’s strong points with their FD lenses.