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post #211 of 285
I'd say that if we continue this we should try to choose a lens that can be adapted to any mount without needing optical adapters. Maybe a Tamron Adaptall?
post #212 of 285
i know it might not be nearly as exciting as the chinon but we can get a pentax SMC 50 f2 for $30 on KEH. the chinon was a lot more fun because its not as common to most of us as using like an old nikon/canon. although nikon would be pretty easy to adapt for everyone with adapters of course.

i dont think i ever actually responded to the idea as well but i would be willing to try and donate a little to fund the purchase of a lens to use. but as a donator i would like to attempt to request something unique while most of everyone owns a 50 i would like to try and help make it an uncommon but not rare 50 to make it a more exciting shared experience unlike just passing around a used canon 50 1.8 like on potn. also as i do not have paypal setup i would be more than willing to safely mail a few dollars in the mail. im talking like max of $10 in hopes that other people also help out.
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post #213 of 285
I have a Nikon 50mm f/1.8 E-Series which I'm willing to donate for the project. It's a tiny old film lens, MF only. I don't have adapters for it though.
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post #214 of 285
Are Nikon lenses the easiest to adapt?
post #215 of 285
Old screwmount lenses are probably the easiest i would imagine
    
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post #216 of 285
Don't know about adapting; never tried it before, but there are F-mount adapters for all the current mounts. Anyone have adapters that could be donated, at least an F to EF adapter for now? I'm fairly certain that the 50 e-series will work on any Nikon DSLR.
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post #217 of 285
It'll mount, but only higher-level bodies will meter with it.
post #218 of 285
F mounts will not mount on sony/minolta A mount or pentax K/m42 mount without optical adapter.

m42 will mount to everything but F mount without optical adapter.

only lens that are fully compatible with all 35mm cameras are MF or LF lenses.

edit and tmount and adapt all.
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Also things like T mount and Tamron adaptall. I've never encountered a good lens on either of those systems though.
 
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