Question about Vivitar Telephoto 500mm f/8.0 Mirror (Reflex) Manual Focus Lens (T-Mount Required)
I saw a used vivitar telephoto lens with range to 500mm and wondered if it would work with my Nikon D90 SLR
Yes and no. If it doesn't come with one, you'll need a T-adapter for Nikon in order to mount the lens (you can get one from Vivitar, as well as from other manufacturers). The lens is not an autofocus lens, so obviously you will have to focus manually. It's also a mirror lens so it has a fixed aperture. It's what Nikon classifies as a non-CPU lens, so you cannot use the D90's exposure meter. You will have to shoot in Manual mode.
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