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TTArtisan Leica M to E 6-bit Adapter – Product of the Year?

Introduction

ttartisan leica m to sony e adapter 6 bit code programmable exif
Voigtlander VM 75mm 1.5 via TTArtisan M->E 6-bit adapter on Sony A7rII

Since I bought my first E-mount camera seven years ago I have been using adapted M-mount lenses. Missing Exif data have always been a nuisance though and while the “Lens Compensation” camera app was a ray of hope, it didn’t exactly work all that well.
Now TTArtisan came up with a product which I have pitched to so many manufacturers before: a semi programmable Leica-M to Sony-E adapter. Let’s have a closer look!

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Analogue Adventures – Part 3: Getting things fixed

Introduction

Topless M6

It has been two months since the second part of this series so some of you might have thought the analogue adventures already terminated, but the truth is “getting things fixed” took way longer than initially expected. So this time let’s have a look at these things and if you can learn anything from my mistakes.

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Vignetting Graphs Explained

Introduction

Sigma 35mm 1.2 Art DG DN

In our reviews we usually give figures for the vignetting of the lens and thanks to a reader with programming skills I got the opportunity to extend this and show you some fancy graphs how the vignetting changes when stopping the lens down. You will get the fancy graphs, but there are some caveats we need to talk about first.

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