I have a lot of Canon equipment that I would like to use on the NEX-6 - in particular, the Canon EF-S 60 mm macro lens. I read with interest the article on using the Minolta 50mm lens - but the Canon lens is different. The Minolta has an aperture control on the lens - the Canon does not. That was controlled electronically by the Canon camera. I know I can get an adapter for the lens that will let me use it on my NEX-6 - but doesn't that mean that I have to use the lens at full aperture (f 2.8) when on the NEX-6? Doesn't that also mean that I can't stop down the lens to get more depth of field? My macro photography (of Orchids, mostly) needs as much depth of field as possible, since the flowers are not "flat". Is this a limitation of this approach? I'm not ready to buy a native macro lens for the NEX-6 yet (I don't think one is available, anyway). I can always continue to use my Canon camera for this work - but it would be nice to see how the NEX-6 performs in this mode, since I have been very happy with the camera.
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