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VelloLens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera
 
4.3

(based on 45 reviews)

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (22)
  • Lightweight (17)
  • Easy to use (16)
  • Easily interchangeable (13)
  • Compact (9)

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    Best Uses

    • Video (9)
    • Landscape/scenery (8)
    • Sports/action (6)
    • Wildlife photos (6)
    • Family photos (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Semi-pro photographer (15), Photo enthusiast (13), Pro photographer (9), Casual photographer (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (34), Yes (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Very well made

    This adapter is a great deal if you have older prime Nikon lenses that you want to use on an EOS body.

    This adapter is a great deal if you have older prime Nikon lenses that you want to use on an EOS body.

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    Works Great!

    I have a Canon 7D and i wanted to use a Nikon lens so i bought this adapter. It works just great, the only thing is that if you don't have proper lighting changing...Read complete review

    I have a Canon 7D and i wanted to use a Nikon lens so i bought this adapter. It works just great, the only thing is that if you don't have proper lighting changing the aperture is a bit of a challenge.

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    3.0

    Not great

    By LAL

    from New York, NY

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Flimsy Construction

      Best Uses

        Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

        I bought this to be able to use a Nikon lens with my canon 5d mark II. Turns out, you have to spend a little more on a adapter to make sure the lens is tight. this one was loose. And when you spend a lot on a nice lens, you want a tight fit, so it doesn't feel all loose and cheap.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Works perfect

        By Mic

        from at computer

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use
        • Resusable

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

            Allows me to use SLR lense from Nikon onto Canon DSLR. Awesome! Nice little instruction booklet, describes how to remove it as well. Reusable on different lens. Easy and quick to change out. Nice.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Good product

            By @iamdondada

            from Global citizen

            About Me Pro Photographer

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            Pros

            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy to Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Video
              • Wildlife Photos

              Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

              Just too perfect!

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              • No

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              4.0

              A slightly tight fit

              By Angela Olga

              from Berlin, Germany

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

                  I bought this adapter for my dad so he could use his old-school Soligor 28-80mm Macro lens (Nikon f-mount) on my old Canon T1i I gave him when I upgraded to a 70D. It was an exciting moment when it arrived - the adapter is solidly built and fit snugly onto the f-mount. A little too snugly, in fact, and I realised it was nearly impossible to turn the aperture ring with the adapter on due to these metal rail pieces on the lens that fit too closely inside of the groove in the adapter. After contemplating grinding down these rails with a dremel, my dad suggested trying a little white lithium grease. I applied a minuscule amount - only a slightly shiny coating - of grease to the surface of the rails on the lens and inside the groove of the adapter, put the adapter back on and mounted it on the T1i - and voila! The aperture ring turned smoothly back and forth, with the stops clicking nicely into place. When it comes to removing the adapter from the lens, the little metal release lever was slightly tricky to master, but once you get the hang of it the adapter will turn off. All and all this seems like a good, solid adapter to use with your old Nikon lenses on a Canon EOS (EF mount) camera.

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                  • Yes

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                  3.0

                  Putting my old Nikon primes to use

                  By Video Joe

                  from Vail, CO

                  About Me Pro Photographer

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                  Pros

                  • Affordable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • DSLR Video

                    Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

                    Got this to be able to use my old Nikkor glass on the digital 5D bodies for video. Works well, fit is a bit loose, but hasn't caused any issues. Requires a lens with an aperture ring to work properly and the viewfinder image dims as you stop down, but that's how it goes.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Fantastic and reliable Adapter

                    By BPFilms

                    from Canada

                    Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

                    Works very well - incredibly secure and durable as one piece of machined metal.

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                    4.0

                    Manual focusing

                    By AL

                    from New York

                    Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

                    I would recommend it only if you are confident in manual focusing because sometimes its very hard to get a nice sharp image as you get wit AF or even MF cannon lens. Using this adaptor does not allow the lens to communicate with the camera so if you have nikon lenses and you are good at MF then its good to have this and save a lot more money.

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                    5.0

                    Well Made

                    By Scott

                    from Phoenix, AZ

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Compact
                    • Durable
                    • Easy to Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

                        I purchased this adapter so I could use my Nikon mount Rokinon 14mm lens with my Canon bodies. I was impressed with the fit of both the lens and the body (EOS-5D Mark III) to the adapter. There are some cheaper units available but I thought the price for this quality adapter was good. Might buy another on for some of my other Nikon lenses so I don't have to transfer it from lens to lens.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        It works.

                        By Sfinx70

                        from NYC

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                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy to Use

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

                            It's metal, good quality, and works exactly as you expect.

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                            3.0

                            Vello Adapter

                            By Paul k.

                            from orlando,fl.

                            About Me Pro Photographer

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                                  Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

                                  Excellent fit,decent quality.

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                                  • No

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                                  3.0

                                  Works Great!

                                  By Ricky

                                  from Bridgewater, NJ

                                  About Me Casual Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Compact
                                  • Durable
                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                  • Poor Video Quality

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Family Photos
                                  • Landscape/Scenery
                                  • Travel
                                  • Video

                                  Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

                                  I have a Canon 7D and i wanted to use a Nikon lens so i bought this adapter. It works just great, the only thing is that if you don't have proper lighting changing the aperture is a bit of a challenge.

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                                  • No

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                                  4.0

                                  Much needed adaptor

                                  By Dave59

                                  from Northern Calif

                                  Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

                                  This adaptor came quickly and has been an asset to my photography. Build quality is great.

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                                  5.0

                                  Works Great

                                  By Don

                                  from Kansas City, MO

                                  About Me Pro Photographer

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                                  Pros

                                  • Compact
                                  • Durable
                                  • Easy to Use
                                  • Good Audio Quality
                                  • Great Picture Quality
                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

                                      I think these adapters used to be much more expensive an complicated. This one is great! I switched from Nikon to Canon about ten years ago and had about 15 Nikon lenses gathering dust. While the auto indexing does't transfer, the lenses work great on the Canon and retained their sharpness. I use it primarily for a 16 fisheye, an 18, a macro and a 600f4. I would only use that lens at f4 anyway. Love it!

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                                      4.0

                                      Exactly what I needed!!!!!

                                      By Zues

                                      from NSW, Australia

                                      About Me Casual Photographer

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                                      Pros

                                      • Durable
                                      • Lightweight

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

                                          I wanted to get an adapter to use with my dads old F-mount lenses he used on his fe back in the late 70s/80s. Obviously they didn't have autofocus etc. back then so this adapter was perfect for me. The main lens I wanted this adapter for was a Cosina 100-500mm. There is also a 2x teleconverter which seems to fit/work as well as just the lens does. I was unsure about such a large lens being used as it would seem to put a lot of stress on the adapter but so far so good!! I've had the lens on a tripod and the Canon 40D just balancing it out using the adapter and it has worked perfectly so far though I'm still not sure how safe that really is. There is the slightest of wobbles between lens and adapter if you really try to notice it but it's not something anyone should be put off by. Also, I'm not sure what other people were talking about saying it's difficult getting the adapter off or can't change aperture settings etc. The adapter has a little leaver you push down which then lets you easily twist the adapter and remove it. Then again maybe it's just a perfect fit for the lens I have. Would highly recommend this adapter, though only for older lens with manual focus etc.

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                                          4.0

                                          works great

                                          By mark

                                          from flemington nj

                                          About Me Casual Photographer

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                                          Pros

                                          • Compact
                                          • Durable
                                          • Easy to Use

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Family Photos
                                            • Sports/Action

                                            Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

                                            I have a nikon 100-300 zoom lens and I attached the Vello lens adapter to my
                                            canon t3i and it worked very well i used it to shoot my daughters gymnastics
                                            meet I thought it was easy to put on the lens and to add and take off my camera

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                                            • Yes

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                                            4.0

                                            It works... but....

                                            By Big T

                                            from Las Vegas, NV

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                                            Pros

                                            • Easy to Use

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

                                                Works as advertised but it rubs up against my aperture ring effectively locking the lens at whatever F stop it was at when installed. I have a Tamron lens. I just leave the lens wide open now. I think its the lens' fault.

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                                                4.0

                                                Great money saver

                                                By Fisch

                                                from Oakhurst, NJ

                                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                                                Pros

                                                • Easy to Use

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Landscape/Scenery
                                                  • Wildlife Photos

                                                  Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

                                                  Great product to make use of my old manual Nikon F mount lenses. I was planning to sell the old Nikon lenses to purchase a new Canon lens but was pleasantly surprised to see how well it worked. Plan on purchasing one for each of my older Nikon lenses.

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                                                  • No

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                                                  5.0

                                                  Works great

                                                  By marten barten

                                                  from seattle

                                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                                                  Pros

                                                  • Easy to Use

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                      Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

                                                      Easy to use, works just how it should.

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                                                      • Yes

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                                                      5.0

                                                      Great product

                                                      By Alex G

                                                      from Daly City, CA

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                                                            Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

                                                            I have Nikon FM-10 camera and now when everything go digital I can use F lenses to my Canon EOS camera. It works grate, even with russian Helios 81-N f2/50mm lens which has the same mount as Nikon F lenses

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                                                            5.0

                                                            Fit and finish

                                                            By Juan

                                                            from Ontario

                                                            Comments about Vello Lens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera:

                                                            Looks good. Have a micro Nikon with extension tube and switch between both with ease.
                                                            Recommended if you don't need auto functions

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