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Is it Canon cameras that can use both Canon and Nikon lenses, or visa versa?

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post #2 of 12

If theres an adapter i would say both ways

Found this adapter for canon with nikon lenses but you have to manual focus everything

    
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post #3 of 12
Canon can use both lenses with an adapter for the Nikon. If I remember correctly, since Canon's mount is entirely electronic, it can use any lens with the right adapter.
post #4 of 12
You can adapt F mount lenses to the EF mount. Only thing you need to remember is it's going to be completely manual. And it's not done the other way around since you lose the ability to focus to infinity.
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If theres an adapter i would say both ways
the only way a nikon can mount a canon EOS (and focus to infinity) is with a glass element adapter which both acts as a mild teleconverter and degrades image quality. plus EOS lenses are fully electronic controlled so even with a glass element adapter there is no aperture control.

only canon EOS can mount nikon glass without a glass adapter (you still need an adapter like drb328 linked) but the nikon lens will be without AF and G lenses will have no aperture control.
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Originally Posted by mz-n10 View Post
the only way a nikon can mount a canon EOS (and focus to infinity) is with a glass element adapter which both acts as a mild teleconverter and degrades image quality. plus EOS lenses are fully electronic controlled so even with a glass element adapter there is no aperture control.

only canon EOS can mount nikon glass without a glass adapter (you still need an adapter like drb328 linked) but the nikon lens will be without AF and G lenses will have no aperture control.
http://www.fotodiox.com/product_info...roducts_id=571

http://www.16-9.net/nikon_g/
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post #7 of 12
Can I step in here with a quick related question? I'm looking at a cheap adapter to mount nikon lenses on a canon body. No AF is not a big deal for me, and not being able to stop down was expected, but am I right in assuming a G lens is "wide open" all of the time?
    
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Can I step in here with a quick related question? I'm looking at a cheap adapter to mount nikon lenses on a canon body. No AF is not a big deal for me, and not being able to stop down was expected, but am I right in assuming a G lens is "wide open" all of the time?
check the link marin just posted.....
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check the link marin just posted.....
Try reading my question again. I'm not looking for an adapter that lets me change the aperture, I'm asking if the cheap adapters keep the aperture set wide open (not stopped down to minimum aperture).
    
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well take a look at a G lens and see if it is wide open when its not mounted on the camera. if it does then a no aperture control adapter will have the lens sit wide open. if it doesnt then you need an adapter with aperture control to set it to wide open.
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