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Best adapter for Contax G lenses

Started Mar 29, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Best adapter for Contax G lenses

I got an Ebay Chinese Contax G adapter yesterday. I used it last night and it took a while to figure out how to use it to control focus. It didn't at first until fitted the right way.

Using it this morning I see it works to focus but the focus ring is not very smooth and has a few notchy spots.

Using it on the Nex 6 I could immediately see the extra colour and warmth of the lens. I love the rendering it creates. I took a few comparison shoots with an excellent Nikon 105mm F2.5AIS (cheap lens but often highly regarded). It was similar but the Contax lens has a slightly nicer rendition of colour (not a lot in it).

What's a decent adapter for Contax g? Metabones?

Morning scenery using Contax g 90mm F.8 Sonnar (at about F8) and Nex 6

Greg.

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