>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"?