Jupiter 50mm f2 adapter

Started Apr 7, 2013 | Discussions thread
Mel Snyder
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Re: Jupiter 50mm f2 adapter
In reply to kuuan, Apr 10, 2013

kuuan wrote:

Thoughtless wrote:

I've seen a few people make their own adapter for the Contax/Kiev mount 8's from the Kiev body if I'm not mistaken.

right!

it's not all that difficult to do, taking off the mount from a broken Kiev camera and connecting it with a short NEX adapter, in my case a 'faulty' Pen-F > NEX adapter

my 5N with a CZ 1.5/50 in Contax RF mount:

if I'd use it regularly I'd cut off that superfluous metal around the mount, looks kind of cool though

in case of the J-8 I'd also strongly recommend to get the LTM version and use a regular, cheap M39>NEX adapter.

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photos mostly taken with manual lenses on Sony NEX5N, Pentax K-x and *istDs: http://flickr.com/photos/kuuan/

That is Awesome! Any photographer who sees you shooting with that rig and doesn't ask you for a close look doesn't have a pulse!

Mel

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