Canon 5DMII modified to take Leica glass

Discussion in 'Open Gear Talk' started by Boid, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. Boid

    Boid SC All-Pro

    Dec 15, 2011
    Bangalore, India
    _Canon/Leica Mod « DSLR Wireless Monitors

    Am I the only one completely and utterly fascinated by this?

    Could some 5D Mark II shooters please download the RAW files provided at the bottom of the link and give us a comparative opinion with say a 50mm 1.4?

    That Nikon guy came across a similar Canolica frankenmonster in HongKong for $4700 (I'm assuming that it doesn't include the Noctilux lens)
  2. BruPri

    BruPri SC Top Veteran

    May 11, 2011
    Seattle, Washington USA
    Bruce J. Pritchard
    Aside from looking like the body was left face down on a stove...interesting.
  3. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    This is just strikes me as trying to teach a pig to sing. Also, I'm not knocked out by the images.
  4. Boid

    Boid SC All-Pro

    Dec 15, 2011
    Bangalore, India
    With Leica ditching the CCD sensor, I for one am very curious to know how this stacks up with the new CMOS in the M10. Till now there was just no way to compare Leica glass on a FF sensor. I wonder too what the images would be like with a Summilux 35mm. Would one of you buy this already?? For science??