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Canon67 Macrolite Adapter
 
4.4

(based on 61 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (39)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (44)
  • Lightweight (30)
  • Strong construction (23)
  • Reliable (17)
  • Durable (16)

Cons

  • Poor design (3)

Best Uses

  • Macro (12)
  • Macro photography (8)
  • Fill flash (4)
  • Travel (4)
  • Wildlife photos (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (27), Pro photographer (11), Semi-pro photographer (10), Semi-professional (6), Casual photographer (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (54)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Simple solution for 100mm f2.8 IS

This is the simplest solution to enable using an MTX24 flash with a Canon 100mm IS lens. It's also the cheapest option.

This adapter is solid and fits snugly to both...Read complete review

This is the simplest solution to enable using an MTX24 flash with a Canon 100mm IS lens. It's also the cheapest option.

This adapter is solid and fits snugly to both the lens and the flash mount. There is not worry of slippage. For most people this is what they need.

The main drawback is that it prevents you from using a filter. There is no glass in the adapter, it's just a ring so splashes or other hazards can get right to your lens.

For advanced users that want filters and more precise positioning of the flash heads, a macro flash bracket system is a better solution at a much higher price.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

This shouldn't be necessary

This product has one, and only one use: to provide a mount point for Canon's ringlight macro flashes.

Forgetting the fact that a far better solution would been to mount...Read complete review

This product has one, and only one use: to provide a mount point for Canon's ringlight macro flashes.

Forgetting the fact that a far better solution would been to mount directly to the lens, this adapter is cheaply made, and tends to seize itself to whatever you mate it with - in my case a B&W UV filter. I spent half a day getting this thing separated from the filter.

Worse, it's ridiculously expensive. If Canon really was forced to use an adapter, it should have been included with the flash unit.

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5.0

Purchase with MR-14Ex Macro Ring Light

By Mark Photographer

from Chicago

About Me Semi-Professional

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

      Works perfectly to attach the ring light to the camera. Don't forget to order it when purchasing the MR-14Ex.

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      • No

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      3.0

      Does not work with filter

      By Oywil

      from Vermont and Norway

      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Not Functional
      • Poor Design

      Best Uses

      • Macro Photography

      Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

      I use it for what it is intended, fastening my Canon ring flash to my Canon Ef 100mm macro IS lens. Before I read the instructions for the lens, I fastened my UV filter to the adapter before attaching the ring flash. The threads seemed to work ok getting it on, but I almost ruined both the filter and the adapter trying to get them apart again. I then read the instructions for the lens, and discovered that one cannot for some unexplained reason use a filter when using the adapter. For a lens at that price, I definitely like to protect it with a UV filter, or even use a polarizing filter. Now I just have to remember to unscrew the filter every time I use the flash, not a good solution!

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      • No

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      5.0

      Just What I needed!

      By Pelican Man

      from Naples, FL

      About Me Semi-Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Macro Photography
        • Studio

        Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

        This is an essential accessory when attaching a Canon Macro Ring Lite MR-14 EX to the front of a non macro lens. It just screws into the filter thread of the lens and then the Macro-Lite attaches to this ring.

        It is very simple and easy to use and gets the job done.

        I don't use the Macro Lite for macro shots. I attach it to a Canon 18-135 STM lens (hence the need for this adapter) for use in taking product shots for my business.

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        1.0

        This shouldn't be necessary

        By glimpse

        from All over

        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Poor Construction
          • Poor Design

          Best Uses

          • Macro Photography

          Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

          This product has one, and only one use: to provide a mount point for Canon's ringlight macro flashes.

          Forgetting the fact that a far better solution would been to mount directly to the lens, this adapter is cheaply made, and tends to seize itself to whatever you mate it with - in my case a B&W UV filter. I spent half a day getting this thing separated from the filter.

          Worse, it's ridiculously expensive. If Canon really was forced to use an adapter, it should have been included with the flash unit.

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          • No

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Works well

          By Phil

          from Seattle

          About Me Semi-Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

          Works as it should. However, for the high price of the Canon 100mm "L" macro, it really should be included in the box with the lens purchase.

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          5.0

          Needed to attach twin flash to lens

          By Len the man

          from Troy, MI

          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Needed

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Macro Photography

          Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

          Necessary to attach Canon MR-14EX Macro Ring Light to the Canon 100mm f2.8 L IS Macro Lens.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Works Great

          By Eric

          from Dexter, OR

          About Me Semi-Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Macro Photography
            • Portraits

            Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

            My macrolite flash fits very snugly to the end of the lens with this adapter. I use it one the 100mm 2.8L IS. Simple design and does what it is made to do.

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            • No

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            3.0

            Works, but...

            By B Jones

            from Liberty Twp., OH

            About Me Semi-Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Cost
            • Poor Design

            Best Uses

            • Macro Photography

            Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

            The 67 Macrolite Adapter by Canon does work for allowing me to attach the Macro Ring Lite MR-14ExII to my Canon Macro EF 100 mm lens. However, the detent grooves that allow for the quick snap on of the flash unit has no stop detents. This allows the flash to rotate 360 degrees with very little to no resistance. This could put the flash or lights out of position. Suggested improvement for Canon; include stop detents on Adapter and/or Flash unit to prevent unintentional rotation or improve groove system to provide some resistance. I added some tack spray to the grooves to overcome this issue. Recomended with caveats.

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            5.0

            I would buy this product again

            By gary

            from salt lake city

            About Me Semi-Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Macro Photography

              Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

              always buy canon made

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              • No

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              5.0

              Works Perfectly

              By Lacey

              from San Diego

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Pack
              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight
              • Reliable
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

                  The adapter securely attached my macro ring light flash to my 100mm f.2.8L macro lens

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Get it, you WILL need it.

                  By Kermode73

                  from San Juan, PR

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Strong Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Weddings/Events

                    Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

                    Because of the way Canon designed how the MR-14EX II Macro Ring Lite flash attaches to lenses, you will need this ring adapter.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    It works

                    By Kevin

                    from Houston, TX

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Use
                    • Lightweight
                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

                        It works just fine, no problems with it. Simple as that.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        What Can I Say

                        By pjcd

                        from Smithtown, NY

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Pack
                        • Easy to Use

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Canon Lens

                          Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

                          Well made, fits like a charm. I bought several different sizes to fit various Canon lens

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Does exactly what it's supposed to do

                          By Operafan49

                          from Bismarck, ND

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Pack
                          • Easy to Use
                          • Lightweight
                          • Reliable
                          • Strong Construction

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

                              Arrived within a few days of order. Fits my 100mm, f/2.8 IS Canon macro perfectly, enabling the Canon macrolite to attach firmly and securely.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Great Product and item for my ring flash

                              By Agustin Zuniga

                              from Illinois

                              About Me Pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Pack
                              • Easy to Use
                              • Lightweight
                              • Reliable
                              • Strong Construction

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Travel
                                • Wildlife Photos

                                Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

                                Got this item to be able to attach my Canon Ring Flash to my Canon 100 Macro lens. Great material.

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                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Works as intended - solidly made.

                                By R S

                                from Marietta, GA

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy to Use
                                • Reliable
                                • Strong Construction

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

                                    This adaptor allows the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM lens to be attached to the Canon MR-EX and EX 2 ring lights. Works perfectly!

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                                    5.0

                                    This adapter is required

                                    By miko

                                    from Jacksonville,FL

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Reliable
                                    • Strong Construction

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Travel

                                      Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

                                      it perfectly fit to Canon EF 100mm macro lens and hook up with the ring flash.

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      It works

                                      By Yztox

                                      from Det mi

                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

                                      It works

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                                      • No

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                                      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      3.0

                                      Does the job

                                      By John

                                      from New Brunswick, Canada

                                      About Me Pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Built Well
                                      • Works as described

                                      Cons

                                      • Can't Attach Cap To Ring
                                      • Can't Attach Hood To Ring

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

                                        The ring is beautifully machined and high quality. It works as described. However, Canon should have thought of a couple of things to make it even better. It would be most convenient to screw the ring onto the lens and forget it but unfortunately, neither the lens cap nor the hood will fit on the lens with the ring attached. So the ring gets thrown in your bag and lost! So far I still have mine.

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                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        4.0

                                        Needed product

                                        By marceppy

                                        from S. Carolina

                                        About Me Pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Easy To Use
                                        • Lightweight

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Canon 67 Macrolite Adapter:

                                            The Canon Macrolite Adapter 67 attaches Macro Flashes to most 67mm filter size lenses including the Canon 100mm f2.8L Series Macro Lens. Adapter is a little expensive but needed for these flashes.

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                                            • No

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