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Pinned topic Your last or most recent manual focus lens (Part V)
It's once again time to start a new thread. You can find the old threads here: [link:w
benveniste Moderator Awarded for is high level skills in various areas, including Macro and Landscape Photography 15-Sep-14 02:00 AM
by LightMeter
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Pinned topic Adding a CPU to manual focus Nikkors
I recognize this has been discussed before, but hope that my contribution will prove helpf
Thomaspin 22-Aug-14 05:48 AM
by pistnbroke
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Pinned topic AI lenses from KEH... An FYI...
This is mainly for those of us with F4's, FA's, and FG's... The bodies that have the coup
Kilted_F3_nut Moderator Skilled and passionate film photogtrapher 21-Aug-14 11:14 PM
by autoexer
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Pinned topic What's in your bag (manual lens-wise)?
Currently, my lens arsenal is: 24/2.8 Nikkor AI - replaced my F5 body and a 50/2 Nikkor
Kilted_F3_nut Moderator Skilled and passionate film photogtrapher 14-Aug-14 08:37 AM
by Kilted_F3_nut
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A topic tagged as having a question 35mm PC style lens, how sharp?
Using D800, D7000 for filming and there is a used 35mm sitting at the shop I rely upon.
Robman3 15-Sep-14 06:44 PM
by blw
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A general, generic topic Has anyone here compared the 400mm f3.5 with the 500mm ...
I am fortunate to own both right now. I may have to sell one at some point, though. I am
D2Xstatic Silver Member 15-Sep-14 01:17 AM
by arlon
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A general, generic topic Lensbaby /fun round images - another cult lens ;
For my 'fun' bag. Couldn't find one used...but got a new one for $249. Shipping include
Larry E30 Silver Member 13-Sep-14 08:09 PM
by Larry E30
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A general, generic topic Zeiss unveils second uber-premium SLR lens: Otus 1.4/85...
http://www.cnet.com/ news/zeiss-unveils-s econd-uber-premium-s lr-lens-otus-1-485mm /?tag=nl.e
Richcower 11-Sep-14 12:22 PM
by lukaswerth
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A general, generic topic SUPER-DUPER ; lensbaby composer/lens-swap
VERY excited...cost about $215.00 WOW - a plastic lens !! (like Hoga cult) Happy Lar
Larry E30 Silver Member 11-Sep-14 04:24 AM
by Larry E30
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This is a hot, active topic! old lenses on new equipment?
I am wondering if pristine telephotos from 20+ years ago (found in a closet) would deliver
steveZ Silver Member 09-Sep-14 03:37 PM
by Larry E30
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A general, generic topic Won it !!! Tamron SP 500mm f8 mirror lens
Pics to follow,use with D90.
Larry E30 Silver Member 05-Sep-14 06:33 PM
by tecman
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A topic tagged as having a question Is this the ultimate fisheye lens for Nikon?
http://www.ebay.com/ itm/Nikon-6mm-F-2-8- Nikkor-AI-s-Fish-eye -Lens-Museum-Conditi ons-VERY-R
nikon37814 Silver Member 05-Sep-14 04:05 PM
by moonshiner
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A general, generic topic Comments on the Nikkor 300mm AI-S f/4.5 Manuel Focus
I see that you can pick one of these lens for a very nominal price and was wondering if an
dwr857 Silver Member 02-Sep-14 12:41 PM
by asaya
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A general, generic topic Cult-lens 12mm f8 (mine) is Sigma ...
about 7 maker names.Anyone own one of these? Actually I have a BIG bid in on one. $5000
Larry E30 Silver Member 31-Aug-14 05:26 PM
by Larry E30
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A topic tagged as in need of help Best Nikon DSLR for AI & AIS lenses
I presently shoot with Canon, but I really love Nikon AI & AIS lenses and use them on a re
Okkar 27-Aug-14 06:39 AM
by William Rounds
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A general, generic topic Which Older Lens - Help
A little history! My first camera was a Yashica 35mm film camera purchased 1970. My next
dwr857 Silver Member 24-Aug-14 04:30 PM
by dwr857
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A general, generic topic Optical Difference Between AF-D and MF Nikkors?
I have read several posts, articles and books about how newer AF Nikkors compare optically
snegron Silver Member 22-Aug-14 03:54 PM
by PBlais
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A topic tagged as having a question Anyone using Rokinon MF lenses?
Looking to go wider than my AF Nikkor 20/2.8 non D and I'm considering the Rokinon 14/2.8.
nikon37814 Silver Member 21-Aug-14 06:35 PM
by jvmorris
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A general, generic topic Bower Lenses
I'm a big believer in the old line "If it appears too good to be true, it probably is." B
Carney2 Silver Member 18-Aug-14 02:56 AM
by blw
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A general, generic topic AI vs AIS
I'm sure this has been beat to death but I'm still just a little confused. I've got a D6
spencejm Silver Member 13-Aug-14 09:41 PM
by Leonard62
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A general, generic topic Which teleconverter for a 400mm f3.5 manual lens
I have an old Nikon 2x T-200 Manual converter which sort of works for a central focussed o
joyt 12-Aug-14 09:36 PM
by D2Xstatic
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A general, generic topic Alternative lens hood for 105 2.5 Ai???
I have not been able to find a 135 f2 Ais but have a 105 2.5 Ai coming. Anyone know of an
tommiejeep Silver Member 12-Aug-14 06:11 PM
by operator98
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A general, generic topic Does anyone know what the AiS mount groove is for?
I have an old, no brand made for Sears beer can looking zoom. I am toying with the idea o
JBD90 Silver Member 11-Aug-14 05:22 PM
by Leonard62
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A general, generic topic Any experience with Vivitar series lens 1 650 to 1300mm...
Any experience using a d3100 camera. I know it cant recognize the lens and you use it in a
donaldm 05-Aug-14 03:56 PM038 ---
A general, generic topic Phoenix Samyang f=18-28mm
will the lens work on a d100 camera?
foeene 02-Aug-14 09:16 AM
by Kilted_F3_nut
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A general, generic topic Old lenses for getting close.
I like an old 200mm F4 Nikkor with a reversed 105mm bellows lens for close up work. With t
arlon Silver Member 01-Aug-14 03:37 AM
by glxman
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A general, generic topic Nikon 35 f2 or Nikon 35 f2.8 series E or Nikon 35 F2 D
KEH has a Nikon AI/AIS 35 f2 for 94.00 and a 35 f2.8 series E for 104.00 and a 35 f2 D for
Charlie M Silver Member 31-Jul-14 08:00 PM
by Kilted_F3_nut
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A general, generic topic DIY non ai to ai'd project question?
Filing down a non ai PC lens? I found a 35 PC lens for cheap that's non-ai, before decidi
nikon37814 Silver Member 31-Jul-14 07:25 PM
by OldCodger
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A general, generic topic Is wider better for tilt shift lenses?
I'm thinking about getting one of these, probably a mf lens. If I get real involved in us
nikon37814 Silver Member 20-Jul-14 05:23 AM
by lukaswerth
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A general, generic topic AFS-NIKKOR 35mm 1:1.8G DX vs NIKKOR-H 50mm 1:2
I have a D600 and am going to shoot star trails. The 35mm DX lens will give me the equival
DaveLemery Silver Member 19-Jul-14 06:37 PM
by MEMcD
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