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Nikon 75-150 f/3.5 Series E on the Sony NEX-5N and NEX-7

   One of the beautiful things about the Sony NEX series is that they can take lenses from any SLR system with a simple, non-optical adapter. So it's possible to use old (or new) Nikon, Canon, Leica or just about any other glass on a NEX camera. Camera makers design their system to work well together. Each company uses it's own unique anti-aliasing, infa-red and bayer filters. What this means is that just because a lens works well in it's native system doesn't mean it will shine on a Sony NEX. After some use this is how I've found this lens in particular does on a Sony NEX-5N and NEX-7.

  The classic and cheap Nikon 75-150 f/3.5 Series E lens gets along quite well with the NEX-5N and NEX-7. It's sharp, colors look good and there is plenty of contrast. It shines here as much as it does on the Nikon system, and I prefer it's equilivent 100-200mm on the APS-C sized sensor of the NEX system.

Diane Gaydos, Middle Fork American River.

Sony NEX-7, Nikon 75-150 f/3.5 @ 100mm 1/800 f/4 ISO 100

100% crop with no sharpening.