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D700 & Leica R objective

Leonard62

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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 Nikonian since 15th Mar 2009
Sat 08-Dec-12 01:45 PM

Your Vario-Elmar should work fine after you replace the mount. I have never replaced the mount on any of my Leica R lenses but have used them on a Canon and an Oly M4/3 body with excellent results. This is a common conversion on the Leica Forums using Nikon bodies. Your Leica M lenses won't work on a Nikon body. I don't even know if an adapter is made since you wouldn't be able to focus anywhere near close to ∞. But I do use all my Leica M and SM lenses on my Oly OM-D E-M5 with great results, much better than with the lenses on a M8 and I wouldn't doubt on a M9 as well.

Len

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A general, generic topic D700 & Leica R objective [View all] , RLede Gold Member , Thu 06-Dec-12 05:51 PM
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