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How do I use the Minolta 2.8 100 mm lens ? Sothat I can choose the image ratio and focus on a 7D Minolta Dslr


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Well is it a analogue lens designed for 35mm film camera's of minolta ? Most of the time wenn using a non -cpu lens on a dslr body yuo have to lock the apature to the highest count (for example F 22 ) otherwhise thae camera will or might refuse to operate. if the lens is not to old you can try if the camera will outo focus if not you have to set the Autofocus to Manual Focus and lock on the target by turning the focus ring
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How do I use the Minolta 2.8 100 mm lens ? Sothat I can choose the image ratio and focus on a 7D Minolta Dslr


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Take it to Best Buy for repair. ... Olympus FE-190 Digital Camera

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