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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 23-Jun-14 08:23 AM
by Kilted_F3_nut
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Pinned topic What's in your bag (manual lens-wise)?
Currently, my lens arsenal is: 28/3.5 Nikkor-H with factory AI ring. Got it for $19.50
Kilted_F3_nut Moderator Skilled and passionate film photogtrapher 09-Jun-14 03:38 AM
by arlon
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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 24-May-14 07:17 PM
by rw11
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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 30-Dec-13 08:11 AM
by Kilted_F3_nut
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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 14-Jul-14 02:40 AM
by rw11
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A general, generic topic galaxy mirror 500mm lens - have i made a mistake
Hi, i am a new member and need some advise. i have just brought a galaxy mirror 500mm l
jwm1969 13-Jul-14 04:32 PM
by Indigo586
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A topic tagged as having a question Looking for advice on 28mm f/3.5 PC lens
I am just starting to dabble in interior photography and have been using a Rokinon 14mm le
Nikon32250 Silver Member 13-Jul-14 01:16 PM
by Nikon32250
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A topic tagged as having a question Where all of the original F mount lenses converted to K...
Hope this question makes sense. I've got a couple of beautiful black Nikkormat FTn's and
nikon37814 Silver Member 13-Jul-14 01:02 PM
by Leonard62
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A topic tagged as having a question Can a F mount PC lens be converted to Ai?
I'm thinking about getting a tilt/shift lens on eBay and many of them are the original F m
nikon37814 Silver Member 13-Jul-14 11:49 AM
by Leonard62
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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 13-Jul-14 05:32 AM
by MEMcD
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A general, generic topic Legacy Glass Help
Hello Nikonians, As I understand, one of the advantages of the D200 is you can use just
AwesomeIan 13-Jul-14 04:09 AM
by LightMeter
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A general, generic topic Portrait with lensbaby composer
Got one of those composers some years ago, the 3D model... not nice to use, difficult to a
olivierrychner Gold Member  Awarded for his long standing high level of commitment to the Nikonians community and demonstrated excellence in the art and science of photography. 10-Jul-14 01:31 AM
by PBlais
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A general, generic topic Vivitar 85mm f1.8 manual focus and exposure
This lens will get to Oregon 1 day after me - I'm on vacation. I will use and post for
Larry E30 Silver Member 08-Jul-14 02:37 PM017 ---
A general, generic topic Lens body cleaning
Hi, How do you clean the metal bodies (in fact enamel surfaces) of your old MF lenses. I
asiostygius3 04-Jul-14 02:42 PM
by asiostygius3
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A topic tagged as having a question Hasselblad lenses on Nikon D7000
Does anyone have experience with using Hasselblad lenses on a Nikon D7000? (I searched for
jmwsle 30-Jun-14 04:51 PM
by nathantw
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A general, generic topic Nikkor large format lenses
I have a good friend who wants to sell a Zone vi camera body and the following Nikkor larg
llevine Gold Member 20-Jun-14 04:42 PM051 ---
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 19-Jun-14 02:01 AM
by tommiejeep
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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 10-Jun-14 10:28 PM
by jcsocalphoto
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A general, generic topic Picked up a mint 70-210mm Series E lens
Got lucky with some fathers day money I got a mint Nikon series E 70-210mm lens it is clea
James23p Moderator Awarded for his wide variety of skills, a true generalist both in film and digital photography 09-Jun-14 01:59 PM
by henbo
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A topic tagged as having a question Correct usage of Samyang/Rokinon cine lenses
Coupla questions are nagging at me brain about the appropriate way to use the Samyang MF c
jvmorris Silver Member 09-Jun-14 03:18 AM
by Winterfell
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A general, generic topic How to Recognize a 35/1.4 - AI or type "O"?? (edit: and...
I have a manual focus 35 mm f/1.4 lens that may have been AI'd by Nikon (type "O") or mayb
rw11 06-Jun-14 05:59 AM
by Kilted_F3_nut
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This is a hot, active topic! manual lenses and fine tune focus adjustment?
Do these old manual focus lenses ever require that fine tune focus adjustment that is in t
steveZ Silver Member 03-Jun-14 01:22 AM
by jvmorris
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This is a hot, active topic! The new Zeiss 135/2
Mine came in, and I like it a lot! Here are a few samples. These are all at f/2, except th
TomCurious 29-May-14 05:24 PM
by TomCurious
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A general, generic topic Olympus Zuiko Manual Focus on Nikon F Mount
I see that B&H sells an adapter permitting use of Olympus Zuiko lenses on Nikon F mount bo
GregT Silver Member 23-May-14 05:13 PM
by Leonard62
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A topic tagged as having a question Zeiss ZF.2 v. ZF
B&H overview of the Zeiss ZF.2 states: "The new ZF.2 lenses are an enhanced version of
Gimbal Silver Member 19-May-14 02:54 AM
by Gimbal
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A general, generic topic Affordable MF prime for landscapes
I'm new to Nikon and in the process of trying to determine my initial kit (I'm a prime sho
bpv_UW 19-May-14 02:12 AM
by autoexer
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A general, generic topic MF 3rd party wide primes
I'm planning on making the move to Nikon from another system primarily with landscape shoo
bpv_UW 18-May-14 06:55 PM
by GiantTristan
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A general, generic topic Fun, but challenging
I recently got the new Lensbaby 5.8mm f/3.5 Fisheye, and after trying it out I can report
mklass Platinum Member As a semi-professional involved in all manner of photographic genres including portraiture, sports, commercial, and events coverage, Mick is always ready to help Nikonians by sharing his deep knowledge of photography and printing. 17-May-14 09:39 PM
by PBlais
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A general, generic topic How does the 35/1.4 AI-S fare on D700?
I'm waiting for a 35/1.4 AI-S, my third one in as many decades. Great lens on film but
D2xer 30-Apr-14 06:45 PM
by D2xer
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A general, generic topic Nikkor 135mm f/2.8 Ai-S: Don't count it out!
Recently received a used and rather dirty / beat up Nikkor 135mm f/2.8 Ai-S lens. I didn'
four eighty sparky Silver Member 27-Apr-14 02:50 PM
by Astro1176
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