Olympus Zuiko Four-Third 150mm f/2.0 on A7r

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by pen2omd, Dec 21, 2013.

  1. pen2omd

    pen2omd New to TalkEmount

    Dec 21, 2013
    I did a little experiment with a Kippon FT to E-mount adapter.
    A priori I should get a nice circle in a black rectangle as the diagonal of a FT sensor is half the diagonal of the A7r.
    As it turns out not quite. The projected circle of the 150mm cover the sensor nicely.
    Two caveats though due to the mechanical nature of the adapter:
    1) Can only shoot wide open, which frankly is not a problem that lens was made to be shot wide open;
    2) That Zuiko focus by wire so you have to preset the focus with a FT or microFT body and focus with your feet.
    I know not really practical, though I can see using it for portrait or head shot.

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  2. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    That's a great shot!!!
  3. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
  4. pen2omd

    pen2omd New to TalkEmount

    Dec 21, 2013
    Thanks guys, you are too kind!
    From the same tree...

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