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VelloLens Mount Adapter - Nikon F Lens to Canon EOS Camera
 
4.1

(based on 53 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (23)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (26)
  • Easy to use (19)
  • Lightweight (19)
  • Easily interchangeable (13)
  • Compact (12)

Cons

  • Flimsy construction (3)
  • Poor video quality (3)

Best Uses

  • Landscape/scenery (10)
  • Video (10)
  • Sports/action (7)
  • Wildlife photos (7)
  • Family photos (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (16), Photo enthusiast (14), Pro photographer (13), Casual photographer (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (40), 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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Most Liked Negative Review

 

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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5.0

Solid adapter

By lyu101

from New York

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

This is a solid product. After purchasing it, I can use my old Nikon lens. Very happy and satisfied!

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3.0

So far so good

By Ernest

from New york

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

Pretty good. Feels like it may give over time but for the price works well

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4.0

Solid Product - Directions not so clear

By Mike Roman

from New York, NY

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Durable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Sports/Action
    • Travel
    • Video
    • Weddings/Events
    • Wildlife Photos

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

    Overall a very sturdy and reliable lens adapter. The installation instructions should include a brief overview of the adapter capabilities and shortfalls, such as the inability to adjust the F-stop once mounted. It would have saved a lot of time and frustration if I knew that the f-stop in use while mounting could not be changed once the lens mounter is attached.

    Thanks,
    Mike

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    • No

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    5.0

    Great affordable solution!

    By Erick Lee

    from Sacramento, Ca

    About Me 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:

        Love this ring. It's very easy to click on and off (unlike other brands) and this has a very reasonable price.

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        • No

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        2.0

        Sloppy Fit

        By seanmc

        from Fort McMurray, AB

        About Me Pro Photographer

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        Pros

        • Cheap
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Flimsy Construction
        • Poor Video Quality

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel

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

        Bottom line. It works. It will allow you to attach your nikon lens to an EF mount camera. As others have stated however, it's a very poor fit and that limits it's functionality before the basics. There is distinct play between the mount/lens and also mount/body.

        If you need an adapter to keep upon hand in case you're in a pinch, buy it.

        If you need to get as much functionality out of your lens as possible, seek another adapter.

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        • No

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        1.0

        Terrible

        By Almo

        from Fort Walton Beach, FL

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Poor Build

          Best Uses

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

            Bought two and both on the camera side were so loose. There was a lot of play. Sent them back and trying another brand.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Works Fine So Far

            By AMA_Media

            from Minneapolis, MN

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy to Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

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

                So far, it does what it's designed to do. No problems mounting and removing it from the camera and the lenses. Like the fact that it's made of metal instead of plastic. Feels sturdy.

                Make sure only use lenses that you can manually access the apertures. Electronic-only aperture access lenses mean that you will not be able to adjust apertures.

                Hope this will last us for years to come. Will have to wait and see.

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                • No

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                1.0

                Not useable for video

                By Basil

                from Oakland

                About Me Pro Photographer

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                Pros

                • Compact
                • Durable
                • Easy to Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                • Poor Video Quality

                Best Uses

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

                  Nice, snug fit for a cheap lens adapter. Probably excellent for stills, it certainly works to get an image with. But I can't pull focus with this thing on, it gives slight movement in the lens which shakes the image, and is therefore 99% useless for video.

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                  • No

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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

                          Verified Buyer

                          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!

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • 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

                                Verified Buyer

                                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

                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      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

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          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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                                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          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.

                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No

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                                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          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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