Difference in regular camera lens & digital type Tags: SLR Cameras Last response: November 16, 2011 4:09 PM in Digital Camera Share 050showman November 11, 2011 7:37:28 PM I have quite a few lens for my old 35mm cameras, some are screw mounts and some are bayonet mounts, can these lens be used on the newer digital cameras More about : difference regular camera lens digital type CompTIA_Rep November 16, 2011 4:09:41 PM They can with an adapter with a few caviots. First, if the mount is different, the adapter may require corrective glass which will reduce quality. Second, you may lose functionality. If the "analog" lens supported digital focus or other controls, it may not work with the camera anyway, or work poorly. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhat\'s the difference between an OS camera lens and an IS lens ? ForumWhy Fuss Over Lens Bokeh? ForumRegular digital or digitial SLR? ForumLooking for an EOS lens recommendation for panoramas Forumlens advice ForumBuying a 20D, should I consider a non Canon lens ? ForumNikon D70 + Focus Points + Lens ForumThe Moon with a telephoto lens and teleconverters ForumCanon 1Ds Mark-II + Canon 70-200mm f2.8 L IS lens ForumWhat is 1:1 magnification on a Macro lens ? Forum20D fast "standard" lens ForumA question re: Canon's 18-55 EF-S lens ... ForumCanon EF 100-400mm L Lens ForumCanon Digital Rebel XT - Lens help ForumPictures from Pentax *ist DS + 27-y-o Tamron 85-210 lens Forum20D, 17-85IS Lens , Dark Corners Of Photo ForumWww kodak com/go/cameras Forum[Solved] Why isnt the screen working on my fuji camera ForumIs it necessary to have magic gate for sony digital cameras ForumDMC-FX40 digaital camera zoom opens automatically to max 5x and stays stuck. No More resources Read discussions in other Digital Camera categories Camcorders Digital Photography DSLRs Point & Shoot SLR ZLR Kodak Nikon Sony !