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Lenses for Nikon D50....and 35mm. needing interchangeability

by JJohnson / March 3, 2006 6:08 AM PST

I am about to purchase a Nikon D50. I do not presently have, but anticipate buying a 35mm SLR in the near future.

I have heard that there are some lenses made just for the digital camera and others that can be used on both. Can someone shed some light on this? How do I know when I am buying? I am also unfamiliar with the classes of Nikon (Nikkor) lenses. I have not really gotten any good information in this area (ED/AF/DX...).

Thanks in advance...jj

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Nikon Digital Lenses
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / March 3, 2006 6:49 AM PST
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The Nikon website
by JJohnson / March 6, 2006 1:11 AM PST
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Thanks for the information. I am unable to get to this site, I get a page cannot be displayed message. Any other suggestions?

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Google to find the Nikon web site. Follow the links to the
by Kiddpeat / March 6, 2006 2:50 AM PST
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lenses for DSLRs. FYI, Nikon has stopped developing film cameras, although I think they are still selling some of their existing models.

Canon might be better if you want to pursue a dual digital/film strategy.

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Nikon Link
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / March 6, 2006 4:42 AM PST
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