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M Mount Adapter Recommendation?

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by MAubrey, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. MAubrey

    MAubrey Photographer

    Jul 9, 2012
    Bellingham, WA
    Mike Aubrey
    I'm enjoying a Voigtlander 35mm f/2.5 on my OM-D, but I'm finding that the Rainbowimaging M mount adapter I'm using was a little over zealous in their aim at allowing for infinity focus. I have infinity focus and then some. And that's great, but their caution has also resulted in a much longer minimum focusing distance than the 70cm that the lens is supposed to have. It's more like 90cm...which is nearly an 8 inch loss. And that's unacceptable to me.

    Any suggestions for an alternative...?
  2. MAubrey

    MAubrey Photographer

    Jul 9, 2012
    Bellingham, WA
    Mike Aubrey
    Well, I still haven't decided what I'm going to do, but I did decide to write a little blog post with my thoughts about this problem...

    Voigtlander 35mm f/2.5 Color-Skopar PII – One Complaint « A Photography Enthusiast

  3. Eirik

    Eirik Mu-43 Regular

    Aug 20, 2012
    Oslo, Norway
    I'd just get a higher quality adapter. I'd go for either one of these three: Panasonic, Novoflex, or Voigtländer. Out of these, I have only tried the Novoflex, and that one was excellent; Very solid as well as nice and precise fit... Used it to test two lenses, the 35/1.4 Lux and 75/2.5.
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