Is there a camera lens converter?

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  1. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Hey guys,
    I have in my possession, a Sigma 70-210mm lens intended for a Minolta camera, my camera however is a Canon digital rebel xt.
    I was hoping/wondering if there is a way I can get a converter to make this lens fit on my camera.
    Simply looking through this lens I can see what a great macro lens this is.
    I would hate to waste it :(

    Any help is greatly appreciated, thanks a bunch.

    -Jack
     
  2. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    Re: Is there a lens converter?

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    :laugh:
     
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  3. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Re: Is there a lens converter?

    :p
     
  4. Dark Atheist

    Dark Atheist Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    super glue? ;) a hammer :p
     
  5. LordOfLA

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    pneumatic drill :D
     
  6. Dark Atheist

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    tnt ftw!
     
  7. fitz

    fitz Just Floating Along Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Re: Is there a lens converter?

    vanq - there are some adapter kits that are available (http://www.amazon.com/Minolta-lens-Canon-mount-adapter/dp/B000YD77KE) that might work.

    You may lose some things like the focus dot and confirmation.. depending on how well they work (or don't work) it may make the lens more of a manual lens.

    edit: thread moved
     
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  8. Dark Atheist

    Dark Atheist Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    why not just do an insurance job and get the right camera for the lense :p
     
  9. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Thanks a lot,
    I appreciate the only worthwhile post besides mine in this thread.
     
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    This from the king of worthless posts? :D
     
  11. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    well...
    Because I haven't posted in so long, I haven't posted anything useless in that time :p