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EM5 and Nikon 85 f1.4D

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by Terri, Jun 25, 2012.

  1. Terri

    Terri Mu-43 Regular

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    Mar 4, 2012
    I'm learning how to focus and use the magnification feature. Practicing on a sleeping child is easy!!

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    E-M5    ---       f/1.0    1/100s    ISO 1600
     
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  2. BarefootPilgrim

    BarefootPilgrim Mu-43 Top Veteran Subscribing Member

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    Dec 23, 2009
    Westchester, IL
    Bob
    Nice shot, Terri. That lens looks luscious on the EM5!
     
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  3. MrPhotoBob

    MrPhotoBob Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jun 16, 2012
    Teri, that is a nice shot!!!
     
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  4. hydro

    hydro Mu-43 Regular

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    Jun 9, 2012
    Little Rock, Arkansas
    Randy Hyde
    Terri, I have several Nikon lenses to accompany my D7000. What adapter would I need to use them on my E-M5? Thanks.
     
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  5. Terri

    Terri Mu-43 Regular

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    Mar 4, 2012
    They need to be the old lenses that let you set the aperture. There are a lot of different adapters. Google Nikon to M4/3 adapter.

    Here is a thread on another photography site that I am on that has all sorts of information.

    NikonCafe.com
     
  6. hydro

    hydro Mu-43 Regular

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    Jun 9, 2012
    Little Rock, Arkansas
    Randy Hyde
    Terri,

    Thanks!
     
  7. campbellcj

    campbellcj Mu-43 Regular

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    Jun 30, 2012
    I just got the Voigtlander F-mount adapter Friday and tried this same combo -- it is specifically why I got the adapter (I have a lot of other Nikon glass but mainly G type and I see no use for it on Micro 4/3rds compared to other glass I've got.)

    The speed and DoF control at 170mm effective field of view is quite amazing, although this lens has pretty terrible chromatic aberration. I suspect it'll be best used for B&W where the purple or green fringing will not be conspicuous.

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    Olympus OM-D E-M5 with Nikon 85mm f/1.4D by cjcam, on Flickr
     
  8. 0dBm

    0dBm Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jun 30, 2011
    Western United States
    That's a fine image, Terri. Thanks for sharing. The Nikon 85mm, f/1.4D is my all-time favorite lens.
     
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