Favorite cameras for adapted lenses

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Tomasg71 Regular Member • Posts: 299
Re: Sony A7RII with A7II and a Z6 as close second choices.

John Michael Winterbourne wrote:

Indeed - I could buy a refurbed Z6 for £1,250 or so at the moment from a reputable dealer here in UK. Not sure about Z7 - but the only thing I wasn't persuaded by in the Prof's original post was being able to extract an APS-C crop from 42 MP. Important for some, but not for me.

I have said in earlier threads that my A7II is the 'best' platform for adapted lenses I currently have, but it isn't my 'favourite' - largely a question of ergonomics. I've rejigged some of the buttons recently to make magnification easier to find with the camera to my eye, so I'm now a bit more comfortable with it. But I'm pretty sure I would like a Z6 better. I need to start doing some sums - what a Z6 would cost, how much I would get for my A7II, and is the difference worth it.

It helps a lot to program the custom buttons on the A7ii. With vintage manual lenses I like the fact that one can change a camera brand a bit easier than with a full AF lens setup. Don t forget to add the cost of the new adapters though.

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