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Sony A7R III XLR-K2M Adaptor Review

While an expensive upgrade, the Sony K2M adaptor basically brings the audio functionality of a broadcast video camera to the Sony A7 series cameras with full manual control over audio functions. While it can be difficult to mount a traditional wireless receiver like the Sennheiser G series wireless without an additional mounting adaptor, the latest generation of Sennheiser AVX wireless microphones are perfect for this application.

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Using Canon Speedlights with Sony Cameras

Having invested in some Rotolight and Elinchrom gear I already have a Rotolight EL-Skyport Transmitter Plus which allows me to work wirelessly with both the Elinchrom and Rotolight gear. To go out and buy another Sony transmitter and speedlight is not something that I want to do at the moment, so I purchased the Elinchrom EL-Skyport Receiver Plus. For the money, this is a simple solution that allows me to use almost any speedlight with my Sony cameras and also incorporate them into my other lighting setups with Elinchrom or Rotolight. 

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Backfocus Issues with Lens Adaptors

ENG lenses have the ability to adjust backfocus utilizing a focusing chart, however the Metabones/Canon combo does not. My only solution to this problem at the moment is first to be aware that it exists, and second to use focus magnification and readjust focus after a focal length change. It is not the end of the world, but for those of us coming from older camera types using techniques like crash focus this is an issue we will have to workaround for the time being.

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