yet another "mft or ef mount" topic

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yet another "mft or ef mount" topic

PostSun Nov 18, 2012 1:03 am

I am so sorry about starting this thread but I have to make smaller my circle of choices..
I was planning to get a MFT mount BMCC but I couldn't be able to afford enough funds to complete my whole lens set (I have 35 and 85, and I am gonna buy 24, that is a fact, I was considering SLRmagic 12mm f1.6 as my wider end lens but there'll be no money after buying batteries, ssd's, of course camera itself and a few needed accesories). In this case, I could access lots of EF/EF-S lenses without paying anything and PL lenses with maybe paying a bit. So now I am thinking to go with a EF mount BMCC and completing my lens set with a samyang 14mm f2.8

What can you suggest me? Is my thinking making sense?

Thanks a lot...
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Re: yet another "mft or ef mount" topic

PostSun Nov 18, 2012 3:10 am

I know the MFT mount on a BMCC makes a lot of sense from a technical point of view, but I honestly think that people should go with the model that suits them. For me personally for example, it makes absolutely no sense to buy the MFT version since all my lenses are EF lenses or adaptable to the EF mount and I won't bother with PL lenses etc.
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Re: yet another "mft or ef mount" topic

PostSun Nov 18, 2012 3:27 am

For perspective, here's what I'm doing:

First tier:
Blackmagic Cinema Camera M43
EF-to-M43 adapter
480gb SSD
SATA-to-FW800 adapter
$3600

I have some decent EF glass from my being a photographer, but I want the ability to accept other mounts later on; such as sweet sweet PL.
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Re: yet another "mft or ef mount" topic

PostSun Nov 18, 2012 4:06 am

Yeah, getting an ef adapter for a mft BMC is probably the way to go. But personally I have way too much money in canon glass. I'm scared to death that if I gave myself the option of PL I'd end spending that same money all over again and be perpetually broke for the rest of my life. I need to take my wife on a trip somewhere instead.

So I say to the OP get the EF and save your money for something else.
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Re: yet another "mft or ef mount" topic

PostSun Nov 18, 2012 8:21 am

David wrote:I need to take my wife on a trip somewhere instead. So I say to the OP get the EF and save your money for something else.


Happy wife = happy life, bro.
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Re: yet another "mft or ef mount" topic

PostSun Nov 18, 2012 9:02 am

David wrote:Yeah, getting an ef adapter for a mft BMC is probably the way to go.


That's what I was thinking as well, as I have only EF/EF-S and adopted lenses - but wouldn't you loose the nice capability to use the canon lenses image stabilizer?
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Re: yet another "mft or ef mount" topic

PostSun Nov 18, 2012 9:22 am

for me there is another disadvantage on pl to bmcc. their adapters (pl to mft) are expensive and I couldn't afford them in a few months and also I wanted to buy SLRmagic 12mm f1.6 as my wider lens as I said before but I cannot afford it neither...

If I go with the mft mount, probably first a few month I won't be able to use any wider lens because there is almost no people who use mft lenses or pl to mft adapters. So I thought if I go with the EF mount it make more sense. Because when the camera arrives, if I don't have necessery wider lens in my set I easily put lots of quality EF lenses without any payment.. I am just feeling sad about PL.
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