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What C adapter do I need for a 1x and 3x view microscope?

I am an archaeologist and my work supervisor just provided to me a binocular microscope with 1x and 3x magnifications along with a AmScope MD35 camera to take photos of the items that I am viewing ...
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Can I turn on automatically selecting a shutter speed for Sony A350 with M42 lenses? Looking for adapter M42 ↔ Sony A

I have a couple of Sony bodies and e.g. in A6400 I can use M42 lenses with automatically selecting shutter speed because I can change options like Release w/o Lens and Shutter lock. Alas, I can't ...
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Z-mount lens on F-mount body [duplicate]

I have a Nikon D810 DSLR, which has an F-mount body. I also accidentally got an Nikkor 24-70mm Z-mount lens. I am wondering if there is a way to use the Z-mount lens on the F-mount body? I have been ...
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Which DSLRs can be used with Minolta Auto Bellows I?

Will a DSLR camera body mate with the Minolta Auto Bellows I? Which DSLR will work, if any? To clarify, I'm a novice. I've posted a photo with a black round bar projecting out of the bottom of the ...
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Is there an adapter made that I can use my MC/MD lenses on a Ricoh XR-20sp RK/PK mount and still use all the functions [duplicate]

Minolta x700 SR/MC/MD mount Ricoh XR-20sp/KR-20sp
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How to keep the aperture of an adapted Nikon G lens open?

I would like to leave my lens fully open all the time without having to find an aperture converter. But other than bluetac I cannot find anything that would attach to my Nikon lens and leave it ...
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Samyang 10mm F2.8 UNKNOW ADAPTER? [duplicate]

I want to use this Samyang 10mm F2.8 lens on my fujifilm X mount camera. What kind of adapter I need to mount on my fujifilm X mount? Was used with a sony nex adapter: After a searching on the ...
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Is there an EF to MFT adapter that is known to work well with Sigma's or Tamron's 150-600mm lenses?

I own a Panasonic Gx9 camera and a 100-300mm lens. That gives nice reach, not that more reach could not be even nicer (for waterfowl, etc.) Is there an adapter for Micro Four-Thirds that has good ...
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UV and haze lens for Canon Powershot SX50 HS

Looking for UV and CPL lens for this camera. As far as I am aware the supplied lens is 58 mm. Offers seem to have either 58 mm lens sets from Fotover etc. or 67 mm lens form Neewer etc. I assume for ...
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Which DOF Adapter works with APS-C lenses?

Which DOF Adapter works with APS-C lenses? I know about Beastgrip MK.2 and Ulanzi DOF Adapter but they need full frame lenses
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Has anyone had consistent success in using M42 lenses via adapter on the 5D MkIV?

Intermittent Er20 code on 5D MkIV using M42 to EOS adapter I am wondering if anyone has encountered this issue. I'm using Fotodiox Pro metal adapters to attach either Asahi Pentax Takumar lenses of ...
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Nikon F mount Adaptable Lenses/Mounts with infinity focus

I know that Nikon F mount is platform that not much lenses can be adapted to. Is there any type of lenses that can be adapted to Nikon F mount(modern DSLR or old film) without any lens modifications, ...
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Can I adapt a Vivitar 34–70mm Macro lens to a Nikon body?

My camera is a Nikon D3400. I got a Vivitar 34-70 mm Macro lens. I tried to mount it on my camera and failed. Can I buy a adapter?
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Canon eos rebel sl3 lens adapter

I am very new to photography so forgive me if I don’t use correct terminology. I just got a Canon EOS Rebel SL3. A friend of mine gifted me some vintage lenses. But I can’t figure out which adapter I ...
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EOS-M4/3 Adapter stuck on Sigma Lens?

So I have just bought a new Canon camera and figured my Sigma 24mm 2.8 Superwide lens would be compatible with it, as it is an EF mount. The lens itself was given to me second hand and I had just been ...
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What non-AF, old lenses are adaptable to my EOS 550D EF-S mount? [duplicate]

I have a Canon EOS 550D and would like to use old, cheap but good lenses on it. I don't care about autofocus for this and am aware that there will be a cropping effect (therefore mainly looking for 24-...
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Would the Nikon TC14E II teleconverter work with a Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8?

I mostly do photography using Nikon gear. When it comes to video I use the Panasonic GH5 and adapt my Nikon lenses via adapter. The adapter does not have any electronics. So I'm stuck to manual focus (...
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Is there an adapter that allows me to use a cellular phone telephoto lens (M17xP0.75) on a M37 video camera?

I have a digital video camcorder that uses a 37mm thread mount for lenses. I would like to try to use a telephoto lens made for a cellular phone on the camcorders 37mm threaded lens mount. Is there ...
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Can I use APS-C Pentax K mount lenses on Canon EOS 90D?

I currently own seven Pentax K mount lenses which I'm very attached to and spend lot of money on. They been used with Pentax K20D, and now I'm looking to upgrade cameras. I like the idea of the new ...
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Can I adapt my 38mm auxillary lens microscope to use more widely available 42mm ones?

I have a Bausch and Lomb/Leica StereoZoom 4 microscope that I would like to use for microsoldering and occastional photos. Unfortunately, it only has 10X eye pieces and no auxillary lenses or ...
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How do I figure out which adapter I need to put an old Vivitar lens on a Minolta body?

I'm looking for the correct adapter model to fit a 70-210mm zoom Vivitar lens onto the body of my Minolta Dynax 300si camera. As I will probably need to go to eBay, it would really be great to get it ...
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Which adapter to mount Yashica adaptor lenses on a SIGMA SA-7?

I own SIGMA SA-7 and a couple of YASHICA lenses: YAHICOR Y503 Telephoto and YASHICA Y504 wide lens, both seem to be 55 mm wide. I would like to use them with my SIGMA original lenses, 70-300 and 28-...
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Is adapting legacy TTL flashes to digital-ready TTL systems technically or just marketing/no-one-bothers-impossible?

The reason given for absolute incompatibility of all legacy TTL flash systems with DSLRs/DSLMs is usually the need to fire a controlled measuring preflash very quickly succeeded by the actual "...
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Do Canon's TS lenses work on Metabones?

I have Metabones IV on an A7RII and am interested in Canon's T&S lenses. Will they work without issues?
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Is there an adapter to allow a camera to control focus or aperture of a manual focus & aperture lens?

I recently bought the Sony Alpha a7. In a bid to get an affordable portrait lens, I rushed to get the Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 only to realize that there is no communication between the camera and lens. Now ...
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Is there any Fuji X to Nikon F adapter that works with AI-s lenses and doesn't require stop-down metering?

I am interested in an adapter that would allow me to use my Nikkor AI-s lenses on my Fuji X-series cameras. There are many such adapters, but they all seem to require stop down metering. I don't want ...
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Fotodiox focus confirmation on M42 to EF adapter

I have just bought a fotodiox chipped adapter for M42 to EF canon mount. I am hoping to be able to use the canon autofocus sytem to get focus confirmation. I have mixed results after following the ...
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What adapter do I need to mount lenses for Chinon CM-5 on my Canon EOS 1100D?

I possess a Canon EOS 1100D and I'd like to use some old lenses that were used on a non-digital Chinon CM-5. One of these lenses is Tamron, but with the same size of the Chinon ones. Do you know where ...
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What is the mount on this Exakta 100-500mm f/5.6-8 MC Macro lens?

I recently bought, second-hand and for a few euros, the following: adapter Exakta to Sony e-mount an Exakta 100-500mm 1:5.6-8 MC Macro lens, made in Japan Strangely, the lens does not fit on the ...
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Kiron lense on a Canon EOS camera [duplicate]

I recently bought a Canon EOS 1300D to which I would like to fit a Kiron wide angle lens. The Kiron is a 24mm f/2 55mm lens diameter in the front, 45mm diameter at the back where it needs to be ...
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Prolong the lifespan of dslr shoe mount

We are planning to use an external microphone that mounts via shoe mount. The concern is that due continuous mount / dismount procedures we may spoil the shoe mount on the camera one day. In order to ...
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Filter step-up ring sets - any with single target size?

I have lenses of several different filter diameters and I've been looking at the various step-up ring sets that are available so that I can use a single ND1000 neutral density filter that I plan to ...
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Novoflex bellows lens mount identification

I bought an old Novoflex bellows and I'm trying to find the right adapter for it. Can somebody identify this mount? The opposite end is a 39mm Leica screw mount. The collar rotates ~40° or so (...
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Is there a lens adapter for a Pentax lens to a Canon AE-1?

I have a Pentax my with a zoom lens, and I also have a Canon AE-1 Program. which is my all time fave. I would like to use the Pentax zoom lens on my Canon. Is there an adapter to make that possible? ...
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Is it possible to avoid losing stops using Canon FD lens to EOS adapters?

Since we're probably never gonna get film-to-digital camera conversion kit, I'll continue to use old lenses with digital camera but I'd like to avoid the 2 stops of loss caused by the lens adapter. ...
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Cutting lens filter/accessory threads

I'm interested in making some custom lens accessories, but am stuck trying to find a tool, or method suitable for cutting this style of thread. Adapters with these threads already cut are cheap and ...
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What is the mount on Vivitar lens with MIR printed on mount side?

Got a Vivitar 28mm F2.8 manual-focus lens with MIR printed on the mount side. I want to use it with my Sony E-mount camera. I got a Minolta MD adapter to E-mount, but it didn't work. This is my first ...
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How can I remove a stuck adapter from a lens?

I have a Nikon G to Sony E adapter on a Rokinon 14mm lens with Nikon mount. I can't remove the adapter no matter how much I turn, pull, or even push the little metal protrusion on the side. How do I ...
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When using lenses on an adapter: how to set exposure metadata manually? [duplicate]

I'm using a different brand of lens and body, with an adapter to make them fit. The adapter does not transfer any data from the lens to the camera, so in Lightroom, I am missing the information on ...
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Soligor to Canon Adapter

I have a Soligor 500 mm F8 mirror lens.Does anyone make an adapter so that I can use the lens on a Canon 5D? HAs anyone found a solution for this?
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Does a micro SD–to–SD card adapter affect the write speed of micro SD cards?

I am using a micro SD card, with an SD card adapter, in my Canon EOS 550D. I do this so that I can insert the card into my phone to view my photos and videos. While taking videos with my Canon, video ...
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Should I use a SD to CF adapter in my older camera?

I've finally upgraded to digital, with the Canon EOS 5D (Mk. I). I'm debating the advantage of using an SD-CF adapter vs regular CF cards. The primary advantage of the former is that it avoids ...
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Panasonic lens adapter [duplicate]

Is there an adapter for my Panasonic GH4 that will allow me to use a Kiron 28-210mm telephoto lens ? My father used this lens on his Canon AV-1 which I believe is a C/FD mount.
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Helios 44-3 mounted on Canon 5D. Did I get the wrong adapter?

In the mail today I received from eBay a Super Takumar 35mm f/3.5 Helios 44-3 f/2.0 M42 to Canon EF mount I mounted the Super Takumar on my Canon EOS 5D with the adapter, and it operates fine except ...
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Looking to adapt Mitutoyo 26mm x 36tpi (0.706") to 77mm filter thread

This is to mount a Mitutoyo objective to the front of my typical lenses which have 77mm filter thread. Ideally the objective would be as close to the front of the lens it's fitted to as possible, so ...
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What adapter do I need to mount an MTO-11CA 1000mm on a Nikon DSLR?

I have a Nikon D5500 and an old MTO-11CA 1000mm mirror lens. Here's a picture of the lens mount: What adapters and extension adapter would I need? It's M39
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Using Nikkor 50mm f/1.2 on Sony a7r (with Metabones adapter)

So here it is: I am considering getting a good old manual nikkor 50mm f/1.2 And I wonder if there could be any problems using it on my sony a7r? Will it work? Do I lose in quality or anything? PS: ...
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Circular Polarizing filter in different lenses. Whether to use adapters or buy new filters?

I have the following lenses Canon 18-55 (filter ring size 58mm) Canon 55-250 (filter ring size 58mm) Sigma 35mm (filter ring size 67mm) Canon 10-22 (filter ring size 77mm) Canon 50mm (filter ring size ...
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Is the new Sigma MC-11 Converter just another alternative to adapters such as metabones?

Apparently Sigma has a new adapter that can be used to mount Canon lenses on the A7 lineup of mirrorless full frame bodies. https://landscapephotographymagazine.com/2016/sigma-mount-converter-mc-11-...
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Nikon D3200 battery drain out quickly

My Nikon 3200 battery drains out quickly. When the company says 500 to 600 photos in a complete charge, I am getting only 70 to 100 photos(without flash and manual focusing) in a full charge. Is it ...
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