Do your lenses adapt to the Sony A77 a-mount?

Sony Alpha Leica R Adapter by JIN Finance

All lenses are designed to be placed at a certain distance from the sensor. Too far away and you won’t get infinity focus. In fact – if it’s off by just a few millimetres your lovely lens will become a macro optic only useful for taking snaps of insects and flowers.

So what DSLRs will your current lenses adapt to? The rule to follow is to see what your body’s flange size is. That isn’t innuendo it refers to something technical! Let me explain…

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Canon announce 4K cine PL mount lenses

An interesting precursor to a Canon Super35mm 4K cinema camera? Well, they have just announced the lenses for one.

Canon have produced two new very high end PL mount cinema zooms for use with PL mount digital cinema cameras like the RED Epic, Arri Alexa and Sony F35. These are Über High End expensive professional movie making zooms.

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Thoughts on new Pentax NC1 interchangeable lens compact camera

Pentax are going to release a digital version of the Auto 110, joining the mirrorless party in a way that Pentax boss Mr. Hamada San describes as ‘shining through’. Well, it is certainly different!

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Introducing Rare. eBay. Finds.

EOSHD - Rare eBay Finds

Over the course of EOSHD.com nearly all my kit has been sourced from eBay. Not for me these super expensive gear lists. I find it much more interesting to find unique treasure online – the stuff which hardly anybody else is shooting with and lenses with a unique look.

My eBay searches have served me very well over the year. Unfortunately I can’t buy every gem I see so now it’s over to you.

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Leica Summilux C cinema primes for the Panasonic AF100?

With the announcement of the AF100, Panasonic have got a jump on the professional video departments of other manufacturers, notably Sony and Canon. They also have a relationship with Leica.

Today I received news that new Micro 4/3rds cine lenses similar to the Summilux C range (housing by Band Pro, optical formulas by Leica) are going to form an integral part of the AF100 package.

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