I've caught the MF bug

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Rexgig0
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In reply to bvphotos, 10 months ago

bvphotos wrote:

ScarletVarlet wrote:

Picked up a Zenitar 16mm f2.8 and it's quite impressive for what it does. A bit fiddly with a sticky aperture ring, but for the first few images around a car dealership, while the oil was being changed in the tin box on wheels, have remarkably low aberration for a sub $200 lens.

The Zenitar was on my radar, but I knocked it off after reading Ken Rockwell's review of it.

http://www.kenrockwell.com/zenit/zenitar-16mm.htm

Looks like your experience with it doesn't match his.

KR was reviewing this lens on a Nikon body, and some of his difficulties appear to have been Nikon-specific.

On the original topic, I have use a Novoflex EOS/NIK adapter to successfully shoot with Nikon F-mount lenses on Canon 7D and 5D bodies. After I acquired Nikon FM3A and F6 SLR bodies, I largely stopped, using the adapter, except occasionally with a Nikkor 100-300mm 5.6 AI-S, which is a nice macro lens for insects and spiders when a Nikkor 6T is screwed onto the objective end.

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