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Using Manual Lenses on the X Pro 1

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One of the most interesting possibilities with mirrorless cameras is their ability to use almost any classic vintage manual lenses from 135 film cameras, thanks to the small flange distance between the back of the lens and the sensor. With a range of cheap (and some not so cheap) adapters readily available and plenty of old glass for sale in your local camera shop and online, why not experiment and see what you get?

The Fuji X Series cameras now come with focus peaking so those of you who have only ever shot in autofocus needn’t be put off. The system works pretty well, although it’s far from perfect. I explain why in this video.