Having problems with your Nikon D50 Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens ?

Can I use an old FM2 lens with the D50?

\015 I want use my old Nikkor 105 portrait lens on my D50 - will that work?\015

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It'll work, though you won't be able to meter through the lens. And of course no autofocus, but I'm sure you already knew that.
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