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Questions tagged [lens-adapter]

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

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Are there autofocus-enabled adapters for Olympus lenses on Canon EOS cameras?

Fairly new to photography so forgive my foolishness before calling me out, I already know. I bought a Olympus 50mm F1.8 lens thinking it was a manual focus but when I received it I realized I misread ...
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What aperture control enabler will let me use a Nikkor G lens on a Nikon F3?

I have a Nikon F3 and an AF-S Nikkor 50mm 1:1.8 G Lens. What aperture control Enabler do I need?
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Why don't lens mount adapters have the same effect as extension tubes?

I use a Metabones adapter for Canon lenses on a Sony body. Why doesn't the lens adapter, which sets the lens further from the sensor, have the same effect as using extension tubes, allowing closer ...
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Can I adapt an E-mount rectilinear lens on a micro four thirds body?

I use the Olympus micro four thirds (MFT) system. One of the problems with this is that there are no shift lenses for this format, so taking landscape photos with buildings is problematic. I can kind ...
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Can I use a Speedbooster with a Canon EF-S DSLR?

Could you please give me some advice about a speed booster? I have a Canon EOS 750D. Lately I have been taking quite a few night event photos. I do not have a fast lens (and can't afford one) and my ...
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Does the Metabones adapter have light leaks during long exposures?

I'm interested in tilt-shift lenses for use with a Sony a7RIII in long exposure mode. I typically do 5/6 minute long exposure and I'm worried about light leaks while using Metabones adapter. I'd ...
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Olympus OM to Minolta SR adapter ring

Is there an adapter ring available to mount Olympus OM lenses to a Minolta SR mount? Specifically, I'm looking to swap a lens between my OM10 and Minolta X-700.
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Can I use a Smena lens on a Nikon DSLR body?

I found an old Soviet-era camera: Smena with T(Triplet)-22 4.5/40 mounted lens. I'm really curious about whether there is a way to mount this lens on a Nikon D3300.
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Is there any adapter to mount older Canon EF lenses on a newer Nikon DSLR? [duplicate]

Before the question, here’s some background story: My uncle just brought me his old Canon EOS 100 that he cannot use anymore because there is nowhere where he can develop photos. I am not going to use ...
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Which kinds of lenses can be mounted on or adapted to the Leica M-Mount?

I'm confused by the choice of adapters offered for Leica M cameras. Now obviously Leica M mount lenses can be mounted, but I have also seen the M39 screw mount being mentioned a lot. I guess they are ...
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Do Contax G to Leica SL adapters exist?

I'm looking into the possibility of using Contax G lenses on a Leica SL camera (T-mount). It should be possible – there are such adapters (even auto-focus) for the Sony E-mount. Should be available ...
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What are the Focalreductor/Speedbooster differences?

I have my grandfathers set of Canon FD lenses (among the most fun are a 50mm f/1,4 SSC, a 28mm f/2,8 SC, and a 200mm f/4 SSC) and a full set of filters for the same mount. So wanting to mount it on a ...
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Can I mount 0.4x, 52mm wide angle lens convertor on Nikon's 18-55mm, Ø55 kit lens? [duplicate]

I want to have an option to capture wide-angle shots. Since the wide-angle lens is expensive, I want to give a try to 0.4x wide-angle converter lenses. I found one such lens here on amazon.de. ...
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Can I use a Canon FD lens with a T6/1300D?

I am currently using a Canon T6/1300D. Earlier today got the Canon FD 28mm f/2.8 in the mail and my adapter. However, whenever I try using the camera with this lens it says F00 and everything is out ...
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Can I adapt/use a crop lens on an full frame body without vignetting?

I have a crop sensor camera (Sony A6000) with an E-mount 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 lens and I want to switch to a full frame body (Sony A7ii). Is there, or better yet how do I find, a lens adapter that fixes ...
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Is it possible to adapt a Canon XL system lens to a mirrorless body?

I know it's been asked if it's possible to mount an XL lens on a DSLR; but M43 bodies have a flange focal distance of 19.25 mm, so that seems more possible, although I haven't found a manufacturer ...
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Any issues mounting nikkor 600mm f5.6 ais on a canon dslr

When looking at long prime lenses I failed to find a reasonably prised canon ef mount 600mm lens. I did however find the nikkor 600mm f5.6 for less than 700$ on ebay (as well as some old mediumformat ...
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Can I adapt this Vivitar 35mm to my Canon 5Dmkiii [duplicate]

Is there an adapter out there I can use to put this lens on my canon 5d mkiii?
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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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Why am I getting a brownish tinge using my Olympus film Pen FT lenses on my digital Pen-F?

I very recently bought an Olympus Pen-F digital body. The primary reason for this selection being my long-time satisfaction with my film Pen-FT, now with broken mirror return, for which I have a ...
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If I adapt an EF circular fisheye lens to EF-M mount, will the image be cropped?

I cannot find a circular fisheye lens with an Canon EF-M mount. Is there one? There are a couple of regular fisheye lenses, but no circular fisheye with equisolid angle projection. If I use an EF-M/EF ...
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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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Can I mount my M42 and Sony/Minolta A-mount lenses on a Micro Four Thirds or APS-C mirrorless camera?

I am thinking about buying a digital camera, namely a Panasonic Lumix GX80/GX85 Micro Four Thirds (M4/3). Though, I do not intent to spend money on lenses very soon, and would like to remain using ...
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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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what adapter will work for a canon 70-200mm to nikon dslr? [duplicate]

I have a 70-200 canon lens that I would like to put on a 3200 dslr. Can someone please advise me of an adapter that would work?Thanks!
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How can I adapt Minolta Maxxum lens to Pentax K mount body

I have several Minolta Maxxum lenses and I would like to use them on a Pentax K mount DSLR body. I have looked all over and have not been able to find an adapter so I believe one just doesnt exist. ...
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Strange lens mount

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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Canon EF to Pentax 645

I'm interested in doing some projects where I'm able to capture the entire image circle. I have at my disposal Canon EF lenses and a Pentax 645N. The EF lenses will have been designed for a shorter ...
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looking for an adapter between Zeiss Planar (C/Y) & Nikon F Mount good for portraits

I've got the old school Zeiss Planar 50mm 1.4 (C/Y) lens and am trying to get it paired with my Nikon Df. I bought the FotodioX Pro adapter from B&H but it's completely useless. I was told the ...
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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 an inexpensive used Pentax lens worth buying for mounting on a Canon Rebel T5i? [duplicate]

I have found an smc Pentax-A 25-135mm f/4 at a local thrift, for $60. Everything seems to be working great, and it's without scratches. Is this a great deal, or not so much? Is this a good lens? I ...
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Considerations for using a FF lens on MFT?

I am wondering about the workability of using FF lenses, such as those designed for the Nikon F mount, on a Micro Four Thirds (MFT) body using an adapter. One obvious consideration is that an adapted ...
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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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Where can I find lens mounts for small 2 mm diameter lenses?

I need a lens mount for one of my projects. I have a CCD chip, a single lens (2 mm diameter), and I know the mechanical position and tolerances. I would like to find a lens mount for that lens or see ...
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Left part of image is much softer than the right part: decentered lens or bad M42-EOS adaptation?

The problem mentioned in the title, i.e. 'left part of image is much softer than the right part', is clearly demonstrated in the image below. It is less obvious when it 'focuses' at the centre of the ...
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Lens mount adapter for Super Albinar lens to Sony alpha α6000 E-mount

I have the Sony alpha α6000 E-mount camera and have been gifted a Super Albinar Auto Zoom 80-200mm f/5.5 (macro) (with HOYA 49mm FL-day filter) and an Albinar auto twin converter 2x, both of which fit ...
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Will a Canon XL1s lens work with Canon EF mount cameras? [duplicate]

Would I be able to use a Canon XL1s lens on a Canon EF-mount camera, such as the 5D, without an adapter? I'm looking to purchase one for my camera but I'm not sure if it will work.
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Which lens adapter will I need to mount a Olympus Zuiko 35mm lens to Panasonic DMC-GF3 camera?

I have a Panasonic DMC-GF3 camera body. I intend to buy a used Olympus Zuiko 35mm f/3.5 ED Macro Lens. What adapter will I require?
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Can I use any non-Samsung lenses on a Samsung NX camera, with working autofocus?

I (still) own a Samsung NX (NX300m) camera, sadly there aren't a lot of choices for NX lenses, so instead I try to use other brand lenses. Is there any possible way I could use for example Canon or ...
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Mechanical drawings of lens mounts: are they “open source”?

Dozens of 3rd party companies manufacture lens adapters from one lens mount to another. Are lens mounts mechanical specifications "open source" or did these companies measure[*] lens mounts dimensions ...
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Is it possible to use an Olympus OM-SYSTEM S ZUIKO lens on the Canon A1 film SLR?

I can't find a suitable adapter from OM to FD. Is it not possible due to the flange distances/etc? I know there are OM to EF adapters though, but I want to use this Olympus OM lens on my film Canon ...
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Are there drawbacks to using a lens adapter?

I am considering buying Super-Takumar 28mm f3.5 M42 and using an M42 to EF adapter to attach it to my Canon Rebel T3. Are there any significant drawbacks I should take into account before doing this? ...
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Can I use a Fotodiox Nikon F Mount lens to Fujifilm X-series camera adapter with Nikon D-type lenses?

I would like to know if I can use this Fotodiox Adapter, Nikon Nikkor F Mount G-Type D/SLR Lenses to Fujifilm X-series mirrorless cameras, to adapt my old lenses to my Fujifilm XT-1 camera. My lenses ...
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I have a few E mount lenses (Sony user). Now I want to switch to Canon [duplicate]

I have been doing landscape photography for a while now and I am looking to upgrade to a Canon EOS 5DS. As a Sony user, I have a few lenses that I like. In particular, the Zeiss Batis 2.8/18 is my ...
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Is there a way to use nikon lens with a sony nex 3n [duplicate]

I have a nikon d3200 and I want to use those lenses on a Sony nex 3n. Is there an adapter for this or it it not possible?
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Does a Ring-Ultrasonic EF-S lens require power to manually focus? (using with adapter)

Would the manual-focus-ring of a ring-ultrasonic EF-S lens (in particular the 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM lens) focus even when the electronics are not working? Or would it require power to allow manual ...
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Which Konica AR to NEX E-mount adapters support manual (mechanical) aperture control?

I have a Tokina 28mm f/2.8 lens which uses a Konica AR mount. I am trying to adapt it to fit on an E-mount body. However, the lens has a manual mechanical aperture control (circled in yellow). Are ...
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How do I adjust aperture on my Nikon F-mount lenses when I adapt them to a Canon EOS body?

So I bought a Nikon F mount to Canon EOS adapter so I can use Nikon lenses on my Canon body. Unfortunately my Nikon lenses are stuck at their smallest aperture while on the Canon body and the camera ...
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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 ...