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Nex-7 + Novoflex adapter + Nikon 85mm F/1.4G + Tripod = Lens Collar?

Discussion in 'Sony Alpha E-Mount Cameras' started by jakri, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. jakri

    jakri New to TalkEmount

    Sep 1, 2011
    I'd like to use my Nex-7(12 oz.) with my Nikon 85 F/1.4G(21 oz.) with a tripod. The huge weight imbalance would seem to put a lot of stress on the
    camera's lens mount unless a lens collar is used. Anyone mount a heavy lens on the Nex-5 using a tripod? Did you use a lens collar or just connect the
    tripod directly to the camera base? How did it work out?
  2. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    I have a 500mm Vivitar that is quite heavy that I was concerned about putting on the tripod, but it works just fine.

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  3. tomrock

    tomrock TalkEmount Regular

    Sep 18, 2011
    Indianapolis, IN USA
  4. jakri

    jakri New to TalkEmount

    Sep 1, 2011
    Thanks davect01 and tomrock. Your comments are helpful.
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