Considering Sony is on a mission to get their cameras on the NFL sidelines, here’s how much it would actually cost a pro to switch from Canon to Sony. The article is written by Dan Bracaglia for DP Review and is very thorough. My take is it’s less about a wholesale switch, but instead the adoption of a new body, like the just released a9, and using an MC-11 adapter from Sigma for the lenses.
We’ve talked about the structural considerations that may prevent some working pros from switching systems. But let’s imagine that those logistical concerns aren’t a problem, or you’re a freelance photographer who isn’t working with an employer’s supply of lenses. What would it actually cost in dollars and cents to switch systems?