Affordable lens recommendations?

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  1. petrochemist

    petrochemist TPF junkie!

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    A nice summary that covers all the points I was going to add to your earlier post.
    The one failing of Nikons f-mount is when you come to try using lenses from other cameras. Practically none work for distant subjects without additional optics. Most other mounts are capable of using adapted lenses from at least a few other mounts - Canons EF mount being one of the most adaptable being able to use M42, OM, PK, F... lenses (but not Canon's earlier FD range).

    Mirrorless cameras have opened new realms in the field of adapting lenses. Most mirrorless cameras can use all 35mm SLR lenses, & most rangefinder lenses via reasonably affordable adapters. Some can even use cine lenses. There's even an adapter now that gives AF with MF lenses! I suspect more of this sort will be making an appearance shortly :)


     
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    Don’t forget the adapters that give you a FF view on a crop sensor like the Lens Turbo ll...
     
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