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A lens mount is an interface, mechanical and often also electrical, between a photographic camera body and a lens. It is confined to cameras where the body allows interchangeable lenses.

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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 to look for when renting a lens for the solar eclispe

I'm doing research on renting a lens for my camera, it's a Canon Rebel T4i for the solar eclipse. What do I look for to see if a lens can be mounted to my camera. I'm thinking of getting a Canon 100-...
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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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Why has no phone manufacturer tried a lens turret system yet?

Early 35mm film cameras, esp. movie ones, used lens turrets, ie. a ring with 3 or more pre-mounted lenses that you would rotate to switch between lenses. I'm talking about this: I do wonder - why not ...
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Is a Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8f F-mount lens compatible with Nikon F55 or Nikon F80 film SLRs?

I have a Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8N (AF/MF) lens that I use with my Nikon D5600 DSLR (aps-c). I'd like to buy a Nikon SLR film camera, an F55 or F80, and use it with this Yongnuo lens. What issues will I ...
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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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Help identify this vintage lens mount

I have a Hanimar Automatic 200mm f3.5 lens. It has a lens mount that I cannot identify by matching with vintage lens mounts online. There is a spring mounted pin which controls aperture, with left ...
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Can I mount a EF-M lens onto a C/CS-mount camera?

I have a Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera (C/CS-mount), and would like to mount the Canon EF-M 28mm f/3.5 Macro IS STM to it (EF-M). I have been looking for adapters, but can't find any. This got me ...
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How can I place an IR cut filter on an M12 lens?

I have an M12 lens and my camera doesn't have an IR cut filter. It's difficult to find an IR cut lens for my specific sensor size and desired focal length (sensor size 1/2.3, focal 2-4mm). Is there a ...
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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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What Canon RF lenses have non-moving lens attachment points? (Heavy lens attachment)

I built a lens attachment for a project I have been working on on and off for the past few years. I have been shooting with the RP through an EF 28 f1.8. this lens works because the threaded lens ...
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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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Nikon 18-300mm will not mount to body

My Nikon 18-300mm ED DX suddenly no longer mounts to my D5500. White dots lined up, lens mount/unmount button depressed camera body turned off. I do not want to force the turn for it to click and lock....
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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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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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Removing Glass from an Adaptor

I asked earlier about mounting a DSLR to a Minolta Auto Bellows I. Someone suggested a lens adaptor and also suggested that if it came with a glass element to remove the glass. How do I remove this ...
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How do sensors "focus" on the bottom of the lens (flange distance)?

I know that when a camera sensor is used with a lens there is a specific distance between the sensor and bottom of the lens (aka "Flange distance" or "flange focal distance") in a ...
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Mount Vivitar series 1 to Nikon D50

I'm considering purchasing a Vivitar series 1 650-1300mm lens for my Nikon D50 as I'm interested in getting better photos of wildlife from far away. Can someone direct me to the correct adapter ring ...
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HANIMEX Automatic Zoom Lens C- Macro 1:4.5 F=80-200mm

Could anyone tell me what camera body this lens will fit please? It's been packed away with my dad's old Praktica SLR but it doesn't seem to fit that. It's a "HANIMEX Automatic Zoom Lens C- Macro ...
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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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What differentiates Canon EF(S), EF-M, and RF despite flange distance and pins?

I understand that EF is for full-frame SLR, EF-S is for APS-C, RF is for R series mirrorless camera, and EF-M is sort of a failed (or at least, not as successful) transition between the 2 above. They ...
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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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From where to calculate flange of petri breechlock mount?

EDIT:My intention was to destructively modify petri lens for use on EF DSLR. I found some good Petri lens selling for less than 100RMB on the local auction site. I searched and found that petri ...
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Passive Sony/Minolta a/af mount Stabilization

I shoot from a Minolta Maxxum 7000 AF. I know it definitely won't support any active image stabilization solution. AFAIK there's some passive solutions that are lens-only, but I don't know of any for ...
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Sigma zoom 70-210mm 1:4.0-5.6 UC-II

I am new to photography. I bought very recently a starter level Canon Rebel SL3 (200D) that came with a kit lens (Canon zoom lens EF-S 18-55mm 1:4-5.6 IS STM). A friend gave me a Sigma zoom 70-210mm 1:...
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How do I tell if a lens is compatible with a given camera body?

I'm about to buy a Pentax K-x camera with a Pentax 18-55 lens for 50€. I also found a few lenses, quite cheap, but I don't know if they are compatible. What should I look for to see if they are ...
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I need to setup a ceiling mount camera to capture manuscripts

I need guidance on a mirrorless camera, to be set-up on the ceiling of large plans. The plans cannot be hanged vertically on a wall for a technical reason. They have to be flat on a table not even ...
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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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APS-C lenses on full frame Mirrorless bodies

I was wondering about the use of lenses designed for smaller sensors on full frame bodies. This originally comes up regarding a discussion of Canon EF-S lenses with adapters on full frame Mirrorless ...
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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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What is this mount with notched tab on a Soligor lens?

I bought a Soligor 80-200mm lens. The seller told me that it is M42 mount, but when I received it, I found out that is not M42. The seller doesn't answer my phone calls. I tried to recognize it alone. ...
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Help I can’t attach lenses to my Nikon

I can’t seem to attach lenses to my Nikon d800 , not sure of the name of the part so calling it a lens attachment pin but it’s dropped inside the lens ring into the body and guessing this is why ...
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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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Am I or am I not able to use a non-AI lens on a Nikon d5000?

I recently purchased a Nikon D5000 body for use in a very specific application. I am trying to find an inexpensive 35mm or 50mm lens for it. I do NOT require any functionality beyond that provided by ...
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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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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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I took up my camera by the lens when it was on a tripod... Will it cause any damage?

I took up my camera by the lens when the camera was attached to a tripod. Will it cause any damage?
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connection problem lens – Mamiya 645AFD

I recently purchased a Mamiya 645AFD from eBay with two Mamiya 645 lenses (AF 80mm f2.8 (serial number AC1182) and AF 45mm f/2.8 (serial number TB1122)). After a bit of testing I'm facing a problem ...
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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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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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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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"Megapixels" of C/CS mount lenses

So Raspberry Pi got a new camera module and two C/CS mount lenses. Such lenses apparently specify "megapixel resolution", in addition to aperture or focal length. What does it mean? It is quite ...
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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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How do I remove this mounting mechanism?

I've bought some old lenses a while back (all M42 lens mounted lenses). I've decided to try and convert them to work on a Nikon Dslr, infinity focus and all. I succeeded on my first lens (first ...
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Bad photos (no focus). What are these photos called?

I'm creating an open Neural Network that could identify if the photo is blurred. This way I need to find many photos of objects at close range, and the focus should be upset. The same as you can see ...
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What is the mount on this Sigma lens? It is smaller than Canon EF

I just got a SIGMA 17-70 1:2:8-4 DC (C) lense. Mount looks very much like Canon EF (S) but it's smaller. Added a foto from a 70-200 EF to compare. Anybody knows what this mount is for? Many thanks in ...
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What is the mount on this Beston lens?

Bought this lens cheap at an estate sale, but now I'm trying to figure out the adapter I need to get it to fit my Rebel XS body. I've looked at dozens of pictures on the internet, but cannot narrow ...
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