How to shoot with manual lenses on the A7/r?

Started Jan 10, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Re: How to shoot with manual lenses on the A7/r?

miro3 wrote:

kuuan wrote:

Miki Nemeth wrote:

Aperture priority (A) exposure mode is not applicable with a MF lens, since aperture cannot be set with the dials on the A7. M and S modes are very usable, on the other hand, along with manual or automatic ISO.

great summary Miki!

just...A mode works very well, also with manual ISO or auto ISO, only difference is that aperture is set on the lens, not on the camera

So, you have to set the aperture on the lens, and then also set the same aperture on the camera?

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photos mostly taken with manual lenses on Ricoh GXR M, Sony NEX5N, Pentax K-x and *istDs: http://flickr.com/photos/kuuan/

No. Only on the lens. You can't set it on the camera for manual lenses.

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A7 with kit lens and a number of legacy lenses (mostly Canon FD)

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