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. I new it wouldn’t mount up but the Minolta mount was slightly larger than the Nikon F mount so the lens didn’t wobble or fall into the D5000. I decided to use duct tape (green was all I had!) and tape the lens to the camera, and to my surprise it worked pretty well! Here’s how I did it…[Read More…]