Nikon FM Mounts the same as today's 35's? F5 etc..?

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  1. dwdmguy

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    Thank you. Just want to make sure the the FM has the same lens mount as the present SLR's of Nikon.
    Thank you.
     
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    Yep same mount.
     
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    Thank you.
     
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    With the obvious caveats that autofocus lenses will have to be focused manually and that the G series will not have aperture control.
     
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    To be more precise, the FM and FE bodies can mount older non Ai lenses also by pushing down the pin, which I think is beneficial.
     
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    Today's lenses without the aperture ring won't be adjustable and the DX lenses won't cover the whole frame with an image.
     
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    Try putting a DX 18-55 on a full frame SLR. It shoots everything at f32, but at 18mm is super wide.
     
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    *Some* of the DX lenses will cover full-frame even though they aren't designed to do so (the 18-55mm is one, I had one once and it would cover a 35mm frame from 24mm to 55mm). However, I'm not aware of any DX lenses that aren't also G-series, therefore they will not allow aperture adjustment on cameras like the FM. A better modern super-wide lens for the FM would be the AF-Nikkor 18-35mm f/3.5-4.5D, which is a full-frame lens with an aperture ring.
     
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    Very wide angle

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