perhaps an odd question

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  1. Andrea K

    Andrea K TPF Noob!

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    i was curious as to whether i can use a telephoto lens i have for a canon g5 on my nikon d70. it fits on the end of the lens im using, i was just wondering if this is ok to do or if it will somehow screw something up? i dont really know, it doesnt seem like it would mess anything up, but i'd rather not take the chance. i guess it just looks goofy with a canon lens on a nikon one...please stop me if im going to break something as i havent taken any pictures yet

    thx

    here is a pic of what it looks like on the end of a lens
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    It's just an accessory screw on lens. Go ahead and use it. :D
     
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    Big Mike I am Big, I am Mike Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Don't do it!.....the Canon parts will mess with the Nikon parts and both the camera & the lens attachment will never work again

    Just kidding. It will work just fine. :D
     
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    I'd use a condom on it too, as you never know where that slutty Canon lens has been.
     
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    One suggestion: get rid of the UV filter between them when using this set up. It won't help anything, and can only add to lens flare, etc...
     
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    :lol:
     
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    As long as the thread size is the same it is fine (that is, if it fits perfectly without you having to forcibly screw it on or anything). If they're different you might risk stripping the threads of one or the other lens.
     
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    that's what i was afraid of ...:mrgreen: ok tomorrow ill give it a shot
    just making sure before i ruin something out of my own stupidity
    thanks for the help
     

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