M43 lenses on Sony A7II

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by philipcs, Jul 2, 2015.

  1. philipcs

    philipcs TalkEmount Regular

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    May 20, 2015
    Philip Pang
    Since I am having M43 system too, I bought this adapter to mount my M43 manual lenses on A7II.

    Just for fun, nothing serious, OK ;)

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    Photo from Samyang 7.5mm in APSC crop mode:
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    Photo from Olympus 9mm Fisheye Body cap in APSC crop mode:
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  2. Yves Gajardo

    Yves Gajardo TalkEmount Veteran

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    Aug 7, 2011
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    Yves
    Not bad, would be cool to just play around with. Especially with that lens body cap. I also don't mind the major vignetting in the fisheye lens.
     
  3. storyteller

    storyteller TalkEmount Veteran

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    Sep 25, 2011
    What adapter are you using? I have a m4/3 tilt shift that works great but my adapter is too tight on the A7S so I can only use it on the A7. I assume the A7II has the same robust mount.
     
  4. serhan

    serhan TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 27, 2011
    NYC
    Yes. I had nex adapters/lenses that were loose in A7R. They are now back to tight fit w/ A7 II.
    Not bad for m43 lenses... I have the cap lenses too, hmm....
     
  5. MAubrey

    MAubrey TalkEmount Top Veteran

    I've done some free lensing like this with the 25mm f/1.4 and the Voigtlander 17.5mm f/.95. The former can be cropped square for a full image circle. The latter is a little crazy--the field curvature is intense.
     
  6. storyteller

    storyteller TalkEmount Veteran

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    Sep 25, 2011
    My problem is it fits TOO tight. Can't get it on or off. Where did you get yours?
     
  7. serhan

    serhan TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 27, 2011
    NYC
    I don't have m43 adapter. I was talking about the other adapters eg contax g af adapter which was too loose with 2 A7R's and it was shortcircuiting it... The upgraded ver 3 adapter solved the problem. I saw some canon ef adapters has fitting problems with A7 II. Adapters has more deviation compared to lenses.
     
  8. storyteller

    storyteller TalkEmount Veteran

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    Sep 25, 2011
    gotcha, sorry. My misunderstanding. I was hoping maybe the OP would chime in since he has an A7 II as well. I luckily never had any real issues with my other adapters. I have ver. 2 Contax G adapter which worked fine enough. Well, not fine enough because I sold it, but I never had shorting problems!
     
  9. philipcs

    philipcs TalkEmount Regular

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    May 20, 2015
    Philip Pang
    My M43 to NEX adapter was quite loose.
     
  10. Senya

    Senya TalkEmount Veteran

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    Jun 2, 2015
    Minsk, Belarus
    Would be nice to see samples with 50+ mm lenses.
     
  11. lenshoarder

    lenshoarder TalkEmount Veteran

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    Feb 7, 2012
    I've tried 2 M43 adapters. The first one I couldn't get it to mount on my NEX. It was simply not machined properly. There was no way it would twist to lock. The replacement they sent me mounted just fine on the camera but all my M43 lens were very loose. I literally had to hold the lenses to keep them on.
     
  12. storyteller

    storyteller TalkEmount Veteran

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    Sep 25, 2011
    Thanks, has ANYONE bought one they are happy with?
     
  13. philipcs

    philipcs TalkEmount Regular

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    May 20, 2015
    Philip Pang
    Here are some sample of Lens profile fix in LR5. I am using Sigma 15mm Fisheye to fix Olympus 9mm and Samyang 7.5mm Fisheye

    19526298521_ce81484bca_b.jpg Lens Profile Fix for M43 Olympus Fisheye on Sony A7II by Philip Pang, on Flickr

    19334146250_6ea801b604_b.jpg Lens Profile Fix for M43 Samyang Fisheye on Sony A7II by Philip Pang, on Flickr

    18901209553_da2432cd7a_b.jpg Lens Profile Fix for M43 Olympus Fisheye on Sony A7II by Philip Pang, on Flickr
     
  14. philipcs

    philipcs TalkEmount Regular

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    May 20, 2015
    Philip Pang
    Fixed Photo:

    19515529722_a9eeae355f_b.jpg Lens Profile Fixed in LR | Taken by Sony A7II + Samyang 7.5mm F3.5 Fisheye by Philip Pang, on Flickr
    18899668144_d63e4d8177_b.jpg Lens Profile Fixed in LR | Taken by Sony A7II + Olympus 9mm F8 Fisheye Body Cap Lens by Philip Pang, on Flickr
    19334241768_8223665040_b.jpg Lens Profile Fixed in LR | Taken by Sony A7II + Olympus 9mm F8 Fisheye Body Cap Lens by Philip Pang, on Flickr
     
  15. slothead

    slothead TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Mar 1, 2015
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    Tom
    OK, so I think I am missing something. Where do I find the Mu43 lens > E-Mount camera adapter (and what is it called)?
     
  16. philipcs

    philipcs TalkEmount Regular

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    May 20, 2015
    Philip Pang
    You can try eBay.

    Keyword: m43 nex