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    Fitting FE lenses on MFT?

    I should (really) know this but is it possible to buy an adaptor to allow the use of FE lenses on MFT cameras?

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    Re: Fitting FE lenses on MFT?

    I was curious too- if the Otus 55mm could be put on a Tech Cam for an IQ180 back; I guess it depends on the image circle of the lens. Anyone know the image circle for the Otus lenses?

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    Re: Fitting FE lenses on MFT?

    Sadly I mean Micro Four Thirds, not Medium Format! I want to use my A7r selection on either a Panny or Blackmagic video rig.

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    Re: Fitting FE lenses on MFT?

    Flange focal distance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Well, 18 mm vs 19.25 mm.
    You would need to put the FE lenses 1.25 mm into an MFT camera mount to reach infinity.
    With best regards, K-H.
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    Re: Fitting FE lenses on MFT?

    Quote Originally Posted by tashley View Post
    Sadly I mean Micro Four Thirds, not Medium Format! I want to use my A7r selection on either a Panny or Blackmagic video rig.
    Get a A7s perfect for a Otus. Full frame bokeh
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    Re: Fitting FE lenses on MFT?

    Quote Originally Posted by tashley View Post
    Sadly I mean Micro Four Thirds, not Medium Format! I want to use my A7r selection on either a Panny or Blackmagic video rig.
    You can mount a MFT lens on Sony E (there is an adapter) but not the other way around for the reason K-H pointed out.

    The Panasonic 20/1.7, for example, nearly covers the NEX frame but is super crunchy due to very high contrast required for the thick MFT sensor stack.

    Just sell all the A7r lenses and buy some c mount lenses (huge selection). Smaller, cheaper and better.
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    Re: Fitting FE lenses on MFT?

    Thanks guys, that's what I thought. But I need to keep the lenses because, actually, I like them! So I'll probably end up getting an A7s instead though that whole rolling shutter thing is a PITA.

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    Re: Fitting FE lenses on MFT?

    Scored an A7s today, traded in my A7R for it (mostly shooting on D810 at the moment anyway) and will get an A7RII when it arrives if specced as I hope.

    This is the first time I've been this late to a party....
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    Re: Fitting FE lenses on MFT?

    Quote Originally Posted by tashley View Post
    Scored an A7s today, traded in my A7R for it (mostly shooting on D810 at the moment anyway) and will get an A7RII when it arrives if specced as I hope.

    This is the first time I've been this late to a party....
    Wow! Quite a trade!

    If anyone wants a similar trade, please let me know. I can use a second A7s.

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