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03-16-2009, 04:08 PM   #1
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K20D with Canon FD bellows...?

I'd love to use my beautiful Canon FD auto bellows (dual cable release) with my K20D...macro, so body depth is irrelevant.

... three of my disused FD lenses rival my Pentax DA primes and would work well on the bellows... (eg the 50/1.4SSC, 50/3.5 SSC macro, and the 100/2.8 SSC)...the 200/4 SSC is no big deal, but I used it happily in the past with that bellows and film...

...do you know where I could get an FD lens adapter (same as the bellows) to K body ?


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03-18-2009, 10:11 AM   #2
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C'mon, doesn't anybody know of an adapter for FD lenses?

I'm aware they won't focus at normal distances...all I want is something for macro, for my Canon bellows & lenses.

Maybe the bellows itself can be modified...replace the Canon FD mount with something scavanged from a Pentax extension tube or cheap old Vivitar lens.
03-18-2009, 10:28 AM   #3
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There is no FD to K adapter simply because of registration distance issues.

You can unmount FD bayonet to put a K bayonet but that would be heavy surgery.
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Hrm, I don't see anything too useful on Ebay, maybe you could buy a couple of teleconverters of the same make, remove glass, and put the Canon flange on the Pentax one.

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