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

Started Jan 10, 2014 | Discussions thread
Miki Nemeth
Miki Nemeth Senior Member • Posts: 1,429
Native Sony flashes work exceptionally well with manual-focus (no-electronics) lenses on A7

DWMurf wrote:

I look forward to sharing our camera experiences here.

Hi David,

You were totally right. Sony native flashes work in a fully automated way with A7 even when a no-electronics, fully manual lens is attached.

A7 with Olympus OM 55mm/f1.2 at F2.8, no flash, auto ISO: actual ISO selected by camera was 2500

A7 with Olympus OM 55mm/f1.2 at F2.8, F20M flash, auto ISO: actual ISO selected by camera was 1250

Flash mode was set to Fill-flash no flash compensation. That is, what I wrote about native Sony flashes was completely wrong in my original post a

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