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Forums Lobby MASTER YOUR NIKON CAMERA Nikon D5000/D3000 series (Public) topic #7253
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meper   DK  Registered since 08th Dec 2012 Sat 29-Dec-12 10:19 PM
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>I use my D5100 all the time with manual focus lenses. However
>as Marty pointed out, the camera now has to be used as a fully
>manual camera only, with no light meter. The lens will still
>automatically stop down to whatever aperture you set the lens
>to, just like your FA. There are times I use a handheld
>lightmeter, but generally over the many years of using a hand
>held meter with meterless cameras like a Rollei TLR or a
>Hassy, I became pretty good at guessing the correct exposure.
>While I have a few bodies that meter with manual focus lenses,
>the D5100 allows me to use the few non-AI lenses I have
>without breaking the camera while still shooting very high
>resolution photos. You will be amazed at how good those older
>mf lenses perform on the D5100.
>
>Len
>
>
How do you use the "non-AI" lenses on the d5100? ....by just removing the "rabbit-ears"?

Meper

  

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Reply message RE: Film SLR Lenses on DSLR MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas
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Reply message RE: Film SLR Lenses on DSLR Leonard62 Gold Member Awarded for excellent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community, especially of Nikkor Lenses Writer Ribbon awarded for his contributions to the Nikonians Resources articles library
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Reply message RE: Film SLR Lenses on DSLR meper
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     Reply message RE: Film SLR Lenses on DSLR Leonard62 Gold Member Awarded for excellent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community, especially of Nikkor Lenses Writer Ribbon awarded for his contributions to the Nikonians Resources articles library
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          Reply message RE: Film SLR Lenses on DSLR Leonard62 Gold Member Awarded for excellent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community, especially of Nikkor Lenses Writer Ribbon awarded for his contributions to the Nikonians Resources articles library
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          Reply message RE: Film SLR Lenses on DSLR MEMcD Moderator In depth knowledge in various areas
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          Reply message RE: Film SLR Lenses on DSLR Leonard62 Gold Member Awarded for excellent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community, especially of Nikkor Lenses Writer Ribbon awarded for his contributions to the Nikonians Resources articles library
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