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#1 George Ebersole

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Posted 04 September 2016 - 01:11 PM

I used a Nikon D5500 last week and the week before last, and really liked it.  I have three EOS lenses from my old Canon kit, and was wondering if the Nikon needs an EOS adapter.

 

Believe it or not I cruised several sites last night trying to find out, but couldn't get an answer.


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#2 George Ebersole

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Posted 04 September 2016 - 05:59 PM

nm, sorry for the dumb question.

 

I got my answer.


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#3 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 06 September 2016 - 12:16 AM

Not a dumb question at all.

For anyone else who googles, as far as I know, you can go Nikon to Canon, but not Canon to Nikon (which is one reason why i love older Nikon lenses-- cheaper than EOS, more organic, and adapters are cheap)


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#4 Stuart Brereton

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Posted 06 September 2016 - 09:36 PM

The older Canon FD glass is nice as well, but can't be used on EOS cameras without an optical adapter, whereas it works on Nikons just fine with a straightforward mount adapter.


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#5 George Ebersole

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Posted 12 September 2016 - 04:45 PM

Interesting, thanks for the replies.


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#6 David Peterson

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Posted 11 May 2017 - 11:53 AM

The older Canon FD glass is nice as well, but can't be used on EOS cameras without an optical adapter, whereas it works on Nikons just fine with a straightforward mount adapter.

 

Wrong. Can't use FD on F mount. 


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