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I have a Vivitar VIV58T. Problem, When using it on a Canon 55-250 IS lens, the picture is very distorted on the sides and milky and out of focus in the middle. Do I need an adapter to fix this?

I have a Canon T3i and when I use the zoom, it starts to distort about half way out.

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  • Krag Anderson Nov 06, 2012

    I don't know if this will clarify it any more or not. When I have this Vivitar VIV58T multiplier on the end of my telephoto lens, it starts out clear with my telephoto set at 55mm. When I start to zoom the lens out, the image starts to distort and becomes almost milky in appearance by the time my telephoto lens reaches the 250mm point. It's like looking through relatively dense fog and the image won't focus. I've attached a photo so you can see what I'm refering to.

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SOURCE: using vivitar 70-300 lens

Yes and yes. Bear in mind that not all features may work. You probably won't get autofocus or metering with the Nikon D90, for example.

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No. Unless the lens has a generic T-mount with a Minolta adapter. In that case you can replace the T-mount with a Pentax adapter.

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