E-mount lens adapters
Maarten | On 16, Mar 2017
In addition to my own interest, several viewers have asked about adapters to use older lenses on Sony e-mount cameras. I asked B&H if I could borrow a couple, and also asked Sony for their a-mount to e-mount adapter.
Here’s an introduction to adapters, how they work and how effective they are:
Here are links to check the current U$ pricing of the items described in the video:
Behind the scenes
The scenes where I am on camera were shot with the Fuji X-T2 with the XF16-55 lens. The beauty shots and close-ups were recorded with the Sony A6300 with the 35mmF1.8 and the 30mmF3.5 macro lenses. Screens captured using an Atomos Shogun.
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