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AF lenses for manual cameras ???


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banjokev Registered since 11th Feb 2002
Fri 15-Feb-02 12:15 AM

I'm curious about the new AF Nikkors (specifically the 24-85mm) for use with my new FM3A. I wanted a fully manual camera and now I'm curious if and how these new lenses are applicable.

Is it a bad idea to get one, like the 24-85mm AF ?

I've been looking at pictures of them and they look like they can be used manually. But I want to be sure before I lay down the cash.

Can these lenses handle the rigors of manual focus over time?
Are they durable?

... thanks