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Actually not a problem, seeking advice.

I have an older canon with telephoto lens. Would like to update to digital and still be able to use the lenses.

Could you make a few recommendations for the type of canon I might want? I want something that is portable, to take photos for my website, and of my kids sporting events.

Thankyou. (just writing any model so that I can submit this)

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Hey jpmodell,
Whether or not you can use your old lenses on a new DSLR body depends on how old your lenses are and what model lenses they are. Modern Canon DSLR cameras use what is called the EF mount which was introduced by Canon in 1987. Canon lenses prior to 1987 have what is called the FD mount which will not directly mount onto new digital cameras. Some companies do make an adapter to allow the user to mount an FD lens onto an EF mount camera but it would provide very limited functionality. I hope this helps!

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