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Is it worth it to buy an FD-EOS adapter, or is it better to exchange a misbought lens?

I recently bought a manual-focus (since manual doesn't bother me) 100mm prime macro lens. However, I didn't notice at the time of purchase that it was an FD lens. (I'm a hobbyist; I didn't know Canon ...
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Can I use the lens from Canon AE-1 on a Canon EOS DSLR, with an adaptor maybe?

I have a Canon AE-1 (film) and I bought a digital slr camera Canon EOS 60D. I have lenses from the AE-1 camera, but I don't know if there are some adaptors to use so they fit in the 60D camera... any ...
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How can I use a vintage M42 manual prime on an entry Nikon DSLR?

I have got an old lens Helios 44-2 (58mm f/2 M42 mount) that I want to use for portraits on my Nikon D3100. I used an adapter (without optical element) to mount the lens. I want to really try this ...
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Maximum focusing distance when using Canon FD to EF adapter?

I have an old Canon A1 camera, and a 50mm 1.4 ssc FD lens for it. I also have a Canon 30D, but sadly no 50mm lens for it. I was planning on getting a (lensless) FD-EF adapter to use the 50mm on my 30D....
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Downsides of using M42 or T mount lens on newer mirrorless bodies?

Context I've purchased an older 400mm f6.3 t-mount lens and I'm considering buying a Helios 44-2 2/58 M42-mount lens. I've used the 400 for a week on my Sony a6000 and I don't see any problems with ...
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1answer
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Change a screw mount camera to a Bayonet mount or T-mount lenses

I have an old Ricoh 35 mm SLR camera. It uses a Screw mount lens system as oppose to other 35mm cameras that adopted the Bayonet mount system otherwise know as T-mount. I am looking for a conversion ...
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Will the Helios 44-2 lens work on Nikon D3300? [duplicate]

I would like to buy a Helios 44-2 lens, but I need to know if my Nikon D3300 will allow me to take pictures with it since the lens has no pins. Will there be any other problems? Lens Mount Adapter
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Can I use older screw-type lenses on a Nikon DSLR? [duplicate]

Just purchased a Nikon D3200 DSLR. I have several excellent Pentax (M42) screw mount lenses from my older 35MM. Is there an adaptor available to allow me to mate those lenses with my new D3200?
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Using teleconverter to achieve infinity focus with m42 lens on Nikon cameras?

I have a D5300 that I wish to use my Super Takumar 200mm f/4 on for astrophotography. However, I am of course unable to achieve infinity focus with it. If I were to use a teleconverter, would that ...
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Which lens adapter do I need to use an auto Sicor-XL lens with a Nikon camera?

I recently got a Nikon D3400 and an old auto Sicor-XL lens and wanted to use both. Only problem is that they don't use the same mounting system. Which lens adapter can I use for my D3400 with a Sicor-...
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I have a Nikon D5100 and want to use some old Cosina manual lenses… what adapter do I need? [duplicate]

I have a Nikon D5100 and some beautiful old Cosina lenses (completely manual) What sort of adapter do I need to buy to use these lenses?