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Learn How To Change The Focusing Screens On An EOS 60D

You probably know that you can change the focusing screen on your Canon DSLR. The video above shows hot to do it on an EOS 60D. Btw, until September 1st the EOS 60D can be bought with a $100 rebate (click here) at B&H. The rebate applies to body only and to various kits. Adorama is also offering the rebates (also until 9/1), click here to see all bundles. They also have a refurbished 60D for $799.95 (click here).

There are three focusing screen available for the 60D (the screens cost $36 at the Canon Store and $32.95 at B&H):

  • Focusing Screen Ef-S (Canon Store and B&H). The Canon Ef-S Focusing Screen is optimized for wide-aperture lenses from f/1.8 to f/2.8. Areas that are slightly out of focus appear more out of focus, making it easier to tell when focus is right-on. Ideal for users who frequently manually-focus in dim light with fast lenses.
  • Focusing Screen Ef-D (Canon Store and B&H). The Canon Ef-D Focusing Screen is a precision matte surface with etched grid lines to assist composition. The camera’s AF points remain fully visible. Focus characteristics are suited to most lenses.
  • Focusing Screen Ef-A (Canon Store and B&H). The Canon Ef-A Focusing Screen is a standard precision matte surface. It is ideal with most lenses including zooms f/3.5 through 5.6.

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