So after I had a little bit of time to test the A6500 with native Sony lenses and quickly determined that it was the fastest Sony Mirrorless I've used for auto focus (yes, both full frame and crop sensor) I decided to try it with a Canon lens and the Sigma MC-11 Adapter.
Now recently I've released review videos using the A7Rii with the Metabones Mark 4 and Sigma MC-11 adapters with Canon mount lenses. To date the A7Rii and the A6300 have been the best camera bodies for using these lenses....well, not any more.
The A6500 is a special camera for auto focus guys and gals. I'm telling you. IT IS. I noticed it the second I picked it up and started shooting with it. But my review and video for the native lenses will come a little later. This is about Canon adapted lenses.
Previously as shown in the review videos the coverage on adapted lenses extends to just about the middle 60% of the sensor. I was sincerely shocked to find that the Sigma MC-11 Adapter with the Canon 50mm f/1.2 lens covered the ENTIRE sensor. Top to bottom, left to right. THE WHOLE DAMN THING.
SHOCKED. It honestly shoots like native glass and I'm not kidding. Don't believe me? Watch the video where I reel off 115 consecutive images in Hi+ continuous mode shooting WIDE OPEN at f/1.2 and every shot is in focus. It is RIDICULOUS!!!!
More tests to come, so make sure to check back for more videos and reviews!!