|Posted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:22 pm Post subject:
|I like the explanation that subtraction results negative means lens can't mount inside body. I hadn't heard it explained that way before. Much easier to understand the principle than my "sort the list by flange distance; find lens camera; lens will mount on cameras with greater flange distance."
imho this page is even better: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flange_focal_distance
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Cameras: Canon 5Dc, Spotmatics II, F, ESII
M42 Asahi Optical Co., Lenses: S-M-C Takumars 1:4.5/20 & 1:2/35, SMC Takumar 1:1.4/50, S-M-C Takumars 1:1.8/85, 1:135/2.5 (II), 1:4/200, 1:4.5/500, & S-M-C Macro-Takumar 1:4/100
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