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Old May 3rd, 2008, 07:06 PM   #1
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EX3 and Nikon lenses

Looking at the EX3 for wildlife, but want to use my Nikon lenses for the increased FOV/Mag. Ratio. I believe the 1/2" sensor will offer a 5.5x magnification ratio using 35mm lenses. Any thoughts on this strategy: use the 1/2-inch Type Lens Mount Adapter that is supplied with the EX3 and then mount a Century Optics Nikon Lens 1/2 in. Bayonet Mount Adapter on that. I can then mount the Nikon lenses on that. I don't know of any other way to do this. What do you guys think?
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Old May 4th, 2008, 01:55 AM   #2
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I don't remember exactly but I think you loose like 2 stops of light with that bayonet nikon adapter.. Ask the guys at B&H.. they should know.
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