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ooverdrive
08-27-2007, 09:09 AM
May be someday in the future.....got plans to upgrade to a D40/D50.I have a sony 1.7x teleconvertor which works good on my s3.If I retain this ,can this be attached to the kit lens of nikon dslrs?Any tried this!

XaiLo
08-27-2007, 10:32 AM
Hey ooverdrive, how you doing my friend? Lookin at Nikon;) the kit lens uses a 52mm thread I'm not sure that it will allow you to af or focus properly with that converter and it may vignette. there's a very good 55-200mm VR lens $249 US that the guys have been getting great results with. :)

toriaj
08-27-2007, 05:34 PM
You may be able to get an adapter for it, like comes with the Raynox macro converter: http://www.amazon.com/Raynox-Macro-Scan-Conversion-Universal-Diameters/dp/B0002YBXBY/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/103-9700163-7196608?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1181402755&sr=8-1

It will fit on my D50 kit lens with the adapter, but it is best used at the wide end. Otherwise I get "serious" vignetting as seen here :D :http://www.dcresource.com/forums/showthread.php?t=33445&highlight=raynox

No vignetting with a prime lens, of course. Autofocuses better on a prime, too.
WELCOME to the Nikon camp!!!!! :D :D ;)

ooverdrive
08-29-2007, 12:54 AM
Thanks for the info.I am fine here enjoying monsoon.
Btw xailo as am officialy welcomed here,can I post images from my friends D50,if he gives me permission?I am intrested in the 'DSLR picture of the day' thread.Glad to see old friends from canon section!

XaiLo
08-29-2007, 07:50 AM
It's a D50 that qualifies as a nikon:) post away ooverdrive.