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Wow factor - Film lenses with adapters on digital cameras


posted on 9th of february, 2017

I got my first film lens to digital camera adapter in 2012, when I received a Minolta lens as a gift. I work with a Canon 7D. My daughter, a wedding photographer, told me about using an adapter. They aren’t expensive, so I gave it a try. The adaptor fits between your camera and the film lens.

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I’m glad I decided to take the risk and invest in an adapter - which sell for $30-$50 on Amazon.com.
Fotodiox adapter

Since that time, I picked up a Canon A1 at a garage sale, and it included 3 old film lenses. I purchased as second adapter for the Canon lenses. I simply fell in love with...

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Comments (7)

Posted by Williamsphere on February 13, 2017
Good to know. I have wondered about it too. Thanks for the examples.
Posted by Lostintimeline on February 12, 2017
great you can also do that with extension tubes i have a telefoto lens and when i add the tubes i can see wonders specially in bugs
Posted by Onime on February 11, 2017
great images



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