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Yes, you can use that lens on an MD/MC adapter for four-thirds--any manual focus SLR lens that has an aperture ring can be used with the appropriate adapter ring. Because the lens doesn't do any electronic communication (and if it did, the adapters wouldn't translate it) any function that involves the camera "talking to" the lens doesn't happen. You must ...


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Spring-loaded lens caps are designed to grip the filter threads on the lens (or a filter if you have one attached) from the inside. As such, the cap size you need will be the same as the filter diameter. (Note that the filter diameter has nothing to do with the focal length(s) of the lens, which is also measured in millimeters.) Some lenses have a ...


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One likely possibility is that the adapter ring you're using doesn't have a pin to hold the DoF preview lever on the lens in place, so that the lens actually stops down, and despite setting the aperture with the lens's aperture ring, you're still shooting wide open. You may need to hold the DoF preview button down while you take the shot to get the aperture ...


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Olympus has a video explaining it. They show all axis with each one designed to compensate for a type of movement. It is an evolution of sensor-shift stabilization: Originally, when Konica-Minolta invented Sensor-Shift stabilization, the sensor moved along two axis, vertical and horizontal. This compensates for the camera moving along a plane as long at it ...


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Of the three dimensions you are thinking about (left-right, up-down, fore-aft) only two are at all relevant except in macro photography. For-and-aft is not one of the axes of stabilization since it generally requires a lot of camera movement in the fore-and-aft direction to affect focus, either by moving the subject out of the depth of field that could be ...


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From a purely physical point of view, three degrees of freedom allow you to move in any point of space keeping the same orientation (that's to say, in this case camera in initial position is parallel to the camera itself in final position). My guess is that couple of extra axis (two more degrees of freedom) will likely compensate rotation of the camera on ...



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