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A lens adapter is used to mount a lens designed for one mount to a camera using a different mount.

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Is this a Minolta SR mount?

I need some help understanding if this lens is a Minolta SR mount lens and if it is possible to adapt it onto my MFT camera. I have this Vivitar 80-200mm 1:4.5 mc Zoom lens. on researching i think it ...
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What is wrong with my 0.15x fisheye adapter, by Weltblick, a Kenko/Soligor/Spiratone clone (or not)?

I have bought this 0.15x fish-eye lens adapter on eBay: But it turns out to be practically unusable with any camera. I thought it was a clone-of-a-clone of the (in)famous Kenko 0.15x adapter, which ...
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Tiffen telephoto converter 1.5x37mm

I have a Tiffen telephoto converter 1.5x37mm is it any good and what is it used for? Thanks
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Sports photography lens for m50 [duplicate]

I have a canon eos m50, I need to shoot indoor wrestling photos from a distance. I will also shoot high school football from the stands. I want the least expensive options that will still give me a ...
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Focal length reducer on FF camera (24mm F2)

Lens: Zuiko OM 24mm F2, Camera: Sony A7S2 What would happen if a focal length reducer (0.71x) is used to adapt a 24mm F2 FF lens, into a FF camera? The resulting field of view should be ~17mm with ...
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Does image distance affect resolution?

I want to adapt the lens from a Minolta Dimage Scan Elite 5400 onto a Raspberry Pi HD camera. Going off this article: https://www.closeuphotography.com/minolta-dimage-scan-elite-5400-lens/ the lens ...
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What type of mount is this Soligor lens?

What is this type of lens mount? The notch seems to match Minolta MD, but doesn't quite fit the adapter, also the notch is on the bottom side of the lens (should be on top where the numbers are). ...
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Any downsides to using an A-mount lens on an E-mount Sony body?

I might be able to get a Sigma 60-600mm DG HSM (not DN) lens for a good price, used, which has an A mount. I have an E mount body (a7r3), and was wondering if, combined with an A to E adapter (...
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How can I use a Nikkor mikro on a full frame DSLR to photograph 35 mm film and slides?

I have a Nikon D800 and a Nikkor mikro 105 mm (old version, no VR) and I would like to scan 35 mm film and slides. I see that film adaptors meant for macro lenses usually require 55-60 mm lenses, for ...
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What does the "EE - M" switch do on a Vivitar lens with TX mount for Canon FD?

I have a Vivitar zoom lens with a TX adapter for Canon FD. On the adapter is a slide switch marked "EE - M". What is the function of the switch?
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Sony E-Mount Lens on C or CS mount Arducam (HQ) - Can I find or make an adapter?

I purchased the Arducam HQ, 16MP camera, bundled with a 3MP 6-50mm C mount lens (including the CS adapter) From close I am very happy with the quality, 50cm away looks exactly as I expected. But when ...
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Camera lens bayonet question

Ok, complete noob question here.... I just got a Lumix G1 camera body but no lenses, I have 4 lenses that I received from a friend of mine with almost the same bayonet as the lumix, but just a half a ...
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Can my Canon EOS 5D Classic work with a Vivitar lens?

Will a Vivitar 75-205mm 1:3.8 lens work with the Canon EOS 5D Classic? What mount lenses can I use for my camera?
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Will a professional PL s35 anamorphic lens cover a fuji sensor and provide proper squeeze?

I have a fuji x-mount camera which is aps-c. As far as I understand it aps-c is just about the same size as super35, and I can buy a PL mount adapter for my fuji camera. Does this mean if i use ...
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What is this mystery Vivitar lens mount?

I was given a box of old lenses by a friend, and came across only one that's different. It's a Vivitar 135mm f/2.8 auto lens. I'm not familiar with the lens mount. After comparing both Nikon ...
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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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Does a lens adaptor exist to put a non-digital OM lens on an F mount camera?

Is there a lens adaptor to fit a Nikon D3100 so I can use a Sigma Mirror Reflex Lens 8/600mm f/8.0 (may be Olympus OM?), which I bought in 1992 for a film camera. So, is there a way to adapt a non-...
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Ultrawide Micro Four Thirds lens: is it better to use a wide full frame lens with a Speed Booster or a native lens?

I am trying to find a cheap solution for an ultrawide fast lens on micro four-thirds. I already own a manual speed booster with a reducing lens and aperture blades. I'm looking to create a full frame ...
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Using a MFT mounted lens on a full frame camera

A long time ago, I bought 4 Rokinon Cine DS lenses with the MFT mount for my Panasonic GH5. Link to one of them is below. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00MZCCDA6/ However, since then, I have been ...
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What adapter do I need to mount a Sigma Ashperical 24-70mm zoom lens on a Canon DSLR?

I have an EOS 4000D body and I already own a PK-EF lens adapter which I use for my Tokina lenses. I recently acquired this Sigma Aspherical Zoom lense and it doesn't mount using my current adapter. ...
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M50 Mounting maximum weight [duplicate]

I have a canon m50, and an adapter + 55-250 f4 lens, the total weight of the lens and adapter is 500gram, is it safe to install a tripod on the camera body, because my mount adapter is broken
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Choose lens for Olympus OM-1n

I just got an Olympus OM-1N since I decided to play with analog photography. It came with the regular 50mm f/1.8 lens which is quite fine for many occasions, however I realized that I need a wide-...
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What is the crop factor of using Bronica ETR lenses on a 35mm full frame camera?

I've got a Bronica ETR to EF lens adapter and also an EF to FE (Sonly full frame) adapter. If I pair these together I have no idea what equivalent focal length this will give me for my Bronica lenses ...
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Using a Tamron 70-300mm for Nikon on my Canon EOS 200D [duplicate]

Maybe a dumb question for Pros like you but I really have no idea: I got a Tamron 70-300mm F4-5.6 A005 FOR NIKON - but I have a Canon 200D (it was gift, because the person doesn't need it anymore). Is ...
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Telephoto lens for camera whose lens cannot be removed

Is it possible to add a lens in front of another lens to make it a telephoto lens? I have a few "fisheye" adapters that I can put in front of any lens to take a fisheye photo, but I wonder ...
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R6 with adapted EFs lens - Any way to select to shoot full frame?

When Adapting an EF-s Lens to my R6 it automatically switches to only capturing APS-C Format on it's sensor. Is there any possibility to override this and capture the full sensor? Even though it might ...
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Is Sigma 50 mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art compatibile with Nikon Z50?

Can I use Sigma 50 mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art (Nikon mount) with Nikon Z50? Currently I am using it with D5600 but I am interested in switching to mirrorless and wonder if my lens is going to work properly ...
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Micro 4/3 adapter for T-mount astronomy camera?

Does there exist an adapter to mount Micro 4/3 lenses on a T-mount camera (43mm x 0.75mm thread)? I want to attach the Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 17mm f/0.95 Micro 4/3 lens to an Atik astronomical ...
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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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What if the lens adapter (tube) is too short?

Adapting SLR lens to mirrorless camera normally needs a lens adapter or simply a tube or a spacer to get the correct flange distance. If the tube is too long it normally loses the infinity focus but ...
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Adapt Praktica MTL 5B lenses to Lumix G80 camera

I recently bought a Panasonic Lumix G80 12-60 mm/F3.5-5.6 kit lens as my first proper camera (apart from point and shoot cameras). I've also found some lenses that belonged to my dad, that were used ...
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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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Adapter to use DSLR lens on Mirrorless cameras [duplicate]

I am planning to use adapter for dslr prime/zoom lenses from Nikon/Canon with Sony Mirrorless A7iii camera. Will this impact the quality photos taken? Will it be advisable to go for Sony E mount prime/...
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Vintage lenses and teleconverter. Vintage TC native to lens or adapt lens to modern TC?

I own a fair amount of vintage lenses. Some of them I use on a crop body (a6000), with or without a focal reducer. I also use them adapted to full frame (a7). I love them on their native bodies, but ...
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Commlite Canon Lens adaptor putting black vignette on photo (EF-EOS R)

I have Tamron 18-270 Lens F3.5-6.3 on a new Canon RP camera. I bought the Commmlite adaptor to use my old lenses. I am getting a black ring around my photos (I can see this in the viewfinder) I am new ...
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What mount is this 1.5 inch Taylor & Hobson Super Comat f1.9 16mm movie lens?

I bought this lens described as C mount and I bought a C to EOS M adapter, but the screw mount is too small for the inner diameter of the adapter as pictured here. Can you please help me identify this ...
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Will Canon's EF-EOS R adapter work with the new EOS R5 or will I need something else?

If I were to purchase the (newly-announced) Canon EOS R5 and wanted to use one of my existing EF-mount lenses, can I use it with the EF-EOS R adapter or do I need to purchase a different adapter? The ...
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Can anyone tell me what kind of mount this Rokinon lens has (Konica AR or Minolta)?

I recently bought this lens and I am looking to adapt it to a Nikon D3300 and i was wondering if anyone could tell me what the mount of the lens is. Thank you :)
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Which gotchas to look out for when adapting a Leica screw mount lens to an L-mount camera?

Why: I am on a lookout for a compact wide lens to use with a full-frame L-mount digital camera. Size and weight matter to me. I saw a nice lightweight old prime for Leica screw thread mount, and I ...
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How to adapt an old Canon lens to Sony E mount? [duplicate]

I just got a Sony a5100. It has a E mount lens. My mom has an old lens with an A on it. It's attached to a old Canon camera. Is there an adapter for this?
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72mm filter on a 77mm lens

I bought some filters a few months ago with a 72mm thread. Now I find myself buying a new lens with a 77mm thread. I have never used step up/down rings before. What the pro and cons of using an ...
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Using a modern lens (with electronics) manually?

Long story short: What I have: Panasonic GH4 Endless 3D printing options for making my own adapters Very, very nice japanese retro prime lens from almost 50 years ago (yeah, it really looks ...
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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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How to use lenses from Chinon CS-4 on Canon DSLR?

My wife has a Canon EOS 750D. She only has 2 lenses for it and has been talking about getting more. Today, I was at my mum's place and she had these old lenses from a Chinon CS-4. Are these lenses ...
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Tamron EF 70-200mm f2.8 lens on Canon EOS R

a concert photography enthusiast here. Has anyone has experience with a third party EF lens, canon RF adapter, and canon EOS R body? If yes, are there issues with such a combination? I have a Tamron ...
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Can Minolta Rokkor lenses be mounted on a Konica Autoreflex TC camera?

I have a Konica Autoreflex TC camera. I want to buy a new lens. I found someone who sells two lenses both from Minolta: 50mm f/1.7 Rokkor 50 mm f/1.4 Rokkor Does anyone know if these fit my Konica ...
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Is it physically possible to mount a manual EF-M lens onto a Canon DSLR without an adapter?

I'm wondering if you can mount an EF-M lens directly on a Canon DSLR body. I'm aware that electronic communication won't work, but I can use manual focus with electronic shutter. If anyone is ...
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Is there a way to add adapted vintage lens EXIF information to my files manually?

I have a number of vintage lenses and since I am mounting them on a digital camera the lens information isn't available. Strangely, my photos have the information of the last digital lens that I ...
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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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How can I use a disposable 35mm camera's lens on my regular cameras?

I want to use the lens from a disposable 35mm film camera on my regular cameras (Nikon F mount, Sony E Mount, etc). I've been Googling and searching and have not been able to find any material that ...
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