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upgrading 35mm

by hamblda / December 15, 2007 10:05 PM PST

were thinking of upgrading our present 35mm Minolta to a Digital camera either a Canon or Nikon, my question would our lenses from the Minolta work on the Digital cameras and would we want to use them or not? Thank you

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Unlikely....
by Papa Echo / December 16, 2007 6:39 AM PST
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...to work on a Canon or Nikon..., but maybe on a SONY, as it has taken over Minolta's camera buisness.... However, there may be adaptors available...LINK

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It depends,
by jump1127 / December 16, 2007 2:08 PM PST
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whether you want to switch your camera to either Nikon or Canon. But, I'd suggest that it's time to move on. Nikon or Canon won't disappoint you regard the quality shooting. Old lenses do wear out in times; the lenses won't last forever. Besides, using a proper adapter doesn't carry all the features the lenses are capable of. For example, auto focus feature of your lenses will not be available for most adapter when using with a different DSLR brand. Get started with some Nikon or Canon and see the differences. GOod luck.

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