How to Use the Nikon D50 - Ken Rockwell The "F--" indicates that the lens isn't set to its maximum aperture, or that the camera can't control the aperture directly, which is necessary for most automatic exposure. NEW Printable PDF verison of my Nikon D50 User's Guide. M/A. This gives autofocus, and if I grab the focus ring it instantly lets me make manual corrections.
Nikon D50 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5 To make this work, you'll need to do use manual mode (M), and you'll need to change the aperture using the aperture ring on the camera. Nikon D50 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED AF-S Zoom Nikkor Lens. Focus Type Automatic with Manual Form Factor Mid-size SLR HDMI Type
Older manual-focus lenses with the D50 Nikon Metering won't work, the solution there is to use the histogram to judge the correct exposure. I am wondering what the compatibility is with many older manual-focus lenses. In particular, most of the fast prime lenses available today have.
Nikon D50 and Nikkor AI manual focus lens - I believe that focus confirmation will not work, and the solution there is to do your best, and use hher apertures (f/5.6 or hher). I have a D50 and I would like to use my manual focus lens a Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 AI from my analog SLR. It fits on the mount and all seems to be.
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