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Nikolta - A Minolta / Nikon Duct Tape & A Coffee Mixer Hybrid

Photographer Joe Adams was not happy that his old Minolta lenses did not fit hos new Nikon D5000. He fixed that using some duct tape and a coffee mixer. Can anything be simpler? Having received a Minolta Maxxum 7000, and a few lenses but no film, I was still determined to make something out of nothing. Intrigued by the Minolta 50mm f/1.7 AF lens that I was given, I set out to make it work on my Nikon D5000.
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Nikon’s patent suggests password-based security system for lenses

Photography / Digital Photography : Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com) (2 years ago)

Nikon has filed a patent covering the idea of a password-based security system for lenses. The patent lists the high value of lenses as a reason for the innovation - the camera would refuse to shoot with a lens unless the correct pa... Read Post

Nikon releases three 1 Nikkor lenses for Nikon 1 system

Photography / Digital Photography : Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com) (3 years ago)

Alongside the J1 and V1, Nikon has launched three lenses for its Nikon 1 system. The lenses, designed for the 1"-type CX sensors, start with the 1 Nikkor VR 10-30mm F3.5-5.6, 27-81mm equivalent kit zoom. In additon there will be a 1... Read Post

Nikon updates distortion correction data for DSLRs, adding latest lenses

Photography / Digital Photography : Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com) (last year)

Nikon has released distortion correction data v1.009, adding support for additional lenses for the D4, D90, D600, D800, D800E, D3100, D3200, D5000, D5100, D5200, D7000 and D7100. The latest update means these cameras can now correct... Read Post


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