I know Aputure has an adapter that can turn your electronic lens into a smooth aperature.
I believe smoothness of the change depends on the lens but could be something to look into.
So why are you disheartened with the camera? You don't like the image or just don't like the camera itself?
Very true, but as you can see, executive orders can be undone by succeeding presidents very easily. They have been trying to make it law so it can't easily be undone. And generally once things are undone, it is even that much harder to put into law.
The fight has been going on forever. It's not just happening now. Demand in equal pay has been rejected many times, and the fight keeps happening. The president can't just make a decision, it still needs to go through Senate and the House. There are executive orders but it still needs to go through a process.
And looks like Sigma is putting out a cinema line now. Woo!
Did you actually read the article? He just gives some thoughts on the relationship between the DP and Director. This DP is working on some big movies, maybe you should listen every once in a while instead of just trolling articles.