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When I attach my Lensbaby, I get a message saying "No lens". I know I'm attaching it correctly.

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The Lensbaby does not incorporate any electronic circuitry. Without any, the lens cannot communicate with the camera. That is what the F-- message indicates. Without the communications, the camera cannot meter the exposure since it doesn't know what aperture the lens is set to.

Your lens is on properly. You just can't meter through it. You can use a separate light meter, meter through a different lens, or simply shoot and adjust the exposure by looking at the result and the histogram.

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