Nikon Short Tele options for X-E1

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Al Valentino
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Re: Nikon Short Tele options for X-E1
In reply to John Blumenfeld, Jan 15, 2013

John Blumenfeld wrote:

I've ordered the Fotodiox converter from Amazon and it should be here this week. Now I just need to make a call on the lens or lenses to buy.

Thanks for the input.

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I picked up a nikon 50mm f/1.8 E series on ebay for only $68 shipped. I am considering selling my Sigma 150 f/2.8 macro to get a Tokina 100mm f/2.8 macro to double as a macro and long lens for both my fuji and nikon, that lens has a aperture ring, as does the older Sigma 105 macros. An aperture ring makes life easier. My Nikon 10-24 G lens works great with the adapter but i really want the fuji 10-24. has a big selection of manual legacy lenses for a very air price. I believe there is a reasonable return period. You'll find plenty of 85 and 105 manual lenses in varying condition.

the older lenses have wonderful focus rings unlike newer G lenses and an aperture ring on the lens is much better than The ring on the Fotodiox since is has no click stops

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Fujifilm X-E1 Fujifilm XF 14mm F2.8 R Fujifilm XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS Fujifilm XF 55-200mm F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS Rokinon 8mm f/2.8 UMC Aspherical Fisheye +6 more
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