Help a noob - how to use legacy glass

Started Dec 26, 2012 | Questions thread
Runnicle
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Re: Help a noob - how to use legacy glass
In reply to nrcole, Jan 9, 2013

Nothing in life is quite as confusing and frustrating as one's first attempt to place a Canon FD lens onto a Nex cam.  And, then if you leave it on the adapter for a few days you'll quickly forget how to reverse the process and get it off again!

But the Nikon Series E manual lenses (I have the 70-210) aren't complicated that way like Canon.  Their aperture ring controls the diaphragm without having to install the lens onto a Nikon cam or a Nex adapter.

Hence, it does appear that the Nikon lens of the OP may have a defect if the aperture ring does not open/close the lens optics even when not installed on a camera.

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