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MF Nikkor lenses

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by jcdoss, Mar 20, 2011.

  1. jcdoss

    jcdoss Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 10, 2011
    Little Rock, Arkansas
    Who's using manual focus Nikkors on your m43 cameras? What lenses do you have, and what do you recommend?
  2. SRHEdD

    SRHEdD Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Feb 24, 2011
    Viera, Florida USA
    There is a good thread on here about the old 55 3.5 Micro-Nikkor. I remember that the 50 1.8 was famously flat and sharp, as was the Series E 100 2.8.
  3. kevinparis

    kevinparis Cantankerous Scotsman Subscribing Member

    Feb 12, 2010
    Gent, Belgium
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  4. f6cvalkyrie

    f6cvalkyrie Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 12, 2010
    Brussels, Belgium

    I'm shooting often with manual focus lenses from Nikon.
    My stock :

    20/3.5-UD (arrives tomorrow, my latest buy)
    105/2.5 (stiff focus, only on bellows)
    300/2.8-IF-ED with TC-300 focus doubler


    C U,
  5. ill_dawg

    ill_dawg Mu-43 Veteran

    Aug 26, 2010
    I only have the 50/1.4, but I love it.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/ill_dawg/5523458311/" title="KecakKecakKecak 3 by ill_dawg, on Flickr"> 5523458311_70d54a1643. "500" height="375" alt="KecakKecakKecak 3" /></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/ill_dawg/5523255797/" title="Ring of Fire by ill_dawg, on Flickr"> 5523255797_831de2a4f5. "500" height="375" alt="Ring of Fire" /></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/ill_dawg/5523741210/" title="Flowery by ill_dawg, on Flickr"> 5523741210_ffc3504e92. "500" height="375" alt="Flowery" /></a>

    Those are all from a recent trip to Bali.
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  6. 50/1.8 E - love it on my Canon DSLR. Haven't tried it on my E-P1 yet but there is no reason why it won't be good on it, too.
  7. jcdoss

    jcdoss Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 10, 2011
    Little Rock, Arkansas
    I've got a 50/1.8 S-version, but it's going back for aperture repair unfortunately.

    I'm thinking about picking up the following:
    100/4 Micro

    I don't know about wider than 50mm, though. It seems rangefinder lenses might be better since they are so much more compact.
  8. SLR lenses up to (down to?) 24mm are fine. 20mm lenses and wider start to significantly increase and size and weight and the cost of them is such that they are not much cheaper than the native 20/1.7 and 17/2.8 anyway.
  9. BobBill

    BobBill Mu-43 Veteran

    Dec 29, 2010
    MN USA
    Bob Hively-Johnson
    Nikkor Lens Inventory

    1.8 50 AF prime

    3.5-22 35-135 AF Macro

    2.5 105 prime (use this and next two with Nikon F mostly)

    2.8 35 prime S

    2.0 50 prime H

    The Kit AF 3.3 whatever zoom - do not use.

    I have yet to shoot any of these with the Pen EP-2, so cannot comment.

    I just received Metabones adapter...

    What can I expect, when I get to it?

    Seems like the kit m4/3 lens does good job, so may peddle the lenses.

    Most shots were/are BW, unsing 8008s bodies and likely going to sell those, if market, and I can get used to the wee Pen.
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