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BM Pocket Cinema Camera and Sony Nex 7

PostThu May 23, 2013 3:15 am

I pre ordered BM Pocket Cinema Camera for my travel and searching for lenses now. I am planing also to get Sony NEX 7 camera, any suggestion which lens works on both cameras?


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Re: BM Pocket Cinema Camera and Sony Nex 7

PostThu May 23, 2013 3:24 am

tgh wrote:I pre ordered BM Pocket Cinema Camera for my travel and searching for lenses now. I am planing also to get Sony NEX 7 camera, any suggestion which lens works on both cameras?


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You can get C mount adapters for both and I think M42 as well. Look for lenses with either of those mounts.
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Re: BM Pocket Cinema Camera and Sony Nex 7

PostThu May 23, 2013 6:57 am

If you want to share lenses between cameras you would probably be better off getting a Panasonic or Olympus still camera which also has the Micro 4/3 lens mount system. You can then use modern M4/3 lenses as well as older lenses with adapters.
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Re: BM Pocket Cinema Camera and Sony Nex 7

PostThu May 23, 2013 7:06 am

With the short flange on both cameras you could mount any number of lenses with the right adaptor.

PL, Nikon F, Canon FD, Olympus OM, Leica R, etc etc

But as stated already you would be better off getting a MicroFourThirds camera than the NEX7 as you'll be able to share the MFT lenses between both cameras.
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Re: BM Pocket Cinema Camera and Sony Nex 7

PostThu May 23, 2013 7:21 am

There are a huge variety of lenses that you can adapt to both MFT and e-mount. That means you can take advantage of a raftload of old Minolta, Nikon, Pentax, and even Leica M, Leica R, and even Rollei and possibly Hasselblad lenses (neither Rollei nor Hasselblad has ever made lenses, they instead know who to get custom lenses from). If anything, you're spoiled for choice. It doesn't hurt that there are some truly exquisite lenses in Sony's lens lineup for a-mount as well as for e-mount.
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Re: BM Pocket Cinema Camera and Sony Nex 7

PostThu May 23, 2013 12:17 pm

Like others said, get an MFT still cam. I just sold my Canon 350D to buy a Panny GF2 so my lens collection can interchange between my bodies.
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