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Question about F4S and Tamron Adaptall 2 lenses

Cat Herder

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Cat Herder Registered since 17th Mar 2011
Thu 17-Mar-11 03:14 AM

I am thinking of buying a very nice F4S and I am not sure exactly how it will function with Tamron Adaptall 2 lenses. I have read a lot about the camera on the Photo in Malaysia site, Ken Rockwell's site, and a few others but I can't seem to get the informaton I need. I found this site today so my problems are over!

I am a far cry from a professional and merely a hobbyist photographer. I use a 10mp digital a lot and an older "auto" film camera, both with several Tamron Adaptall 2 lenses I have. I like to shoot some film, mostly outdoor wildlife or just nature stuff. I just got a Tamron SP 90mm f2.5 with extension tubes so I am going to try some macro too. I don't really need the AF on the F4S for what film shooting I do, although if I get the camera I will probably get an AF lens or two for it....after I win the lottery.

Which Adaptall 2 adapter do I need, one with or without the "prong"?

Will the F4S give me aperture priority with matrix metering with the Adaptall's? What else will/won't work with the Adaptall's (I know
AF won't work)?

From what I read, the F4S will be fully functional with the right Nikon MF lenses, so my concerns are with the Adaptalls.

Any help or suggestions will be greatly appreciated and compensated accordingly.

G