The Modern lens Adapter Handbook - Which lens Adapts to What? . For an electronic lens system like EF or Nikon G you need something a little more complicated, but if you want to get even simpler than that, indie filmmakers still hunt down and actively shoot on vintage SLR lenses - all you need for that is a cheap metal adapter ring. The acrobatics these adapters are performing to get your image in place must be extremely precise, and most of the time you will find that they just do not quite achieve the results you are hoping for.
Similarly, even though you could probably technically mount a Micro Four Thirds lens on a Sony E mount camera - the flange depth is greater, after all - you would not really accomplish much because MFT lenses are designed for a sensor half the size of….