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VelloCanon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter
 
4.0

(based on 43 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (27)
  • Durable (20)
  • Lightweight (17)
  • Compact (16)
  • Great picture quality (5)

Cons

  • Flimsy construction (4)
  • No aperture control (3)

Best Uses

  • Video (12)
  • Landscape/scenery (10)
  • Travel (8)
  • Sports/action (7)
  • Family photos (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (15), Semi-pro photographer (11), Photo enthusiast (8), Casual photographer (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (35)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great addition for the a7r

I purchased this adapter so I could use my Canon 24mm Tilt-Shift lens with my Sony a7r. I have tried the extremes of shifts and tilts at the lens's best f stops (f11...Read complete review

I purchased this adapter so I could use my Canon 24mm Tilt-Shift lens with my Sony a7r. I have tried the extremes of shifts and tilts at the lens's best f stops (f11 & f16)and the results are terrific. I created an image employing shift at left, center, and right and merged the images in PS and the adapter worked perfectly. The adapter doesn't cause vignetting with this lens which I've read can be a problem with other brands. It also passes the f stop info to the file which is very helpful in LightRoom. I am very pleased with this product. When I ordered it B&H warned that there was a three week backorder on this item but they delivered it to me within one week.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not what I expected..

A no-frills adapter for mounting your Canon EF/EFS lenses to your Sony e-Mount camera.

PROS:

-No electronics here which can sometimes be a good thing when you...Read complete review

A no-frills adapter for mounting your Canon EF/EFS lenses to your Sony e-Mount camera.

PROS:

-No electronics here which can sometimes be a good thing when you have a tricky lens (Helios 40-2 Canon Mount) camera (SONY A7X series) combination. They didn't want to play via my Fotodiox but cooperated with this adapter.

CONS:

-There is some play between the lens and the adapter. You can turn the lens slightly from side to side and though it didn't let go, this in conjunction with the easy to bump release button made me nervous.

-The screws of the foot stick up into the adapter barrel. While this doesn't interfere with anything, it is a bit dodgy looking. If you want to remove the foot (and you can) you will have unplugged holes in the adapter.

These cons resulted in my returning the adapter. I took the electronics out of my Fotodiox and use it instead.

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5.0

does the job well

By Will

from long island ny

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Durable
  • Easy to Use

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

    very solid build and screw mount is better than higher end models such as metabones

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    • No

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    4.0

    It Adapts

    By MrILoveTheAnts@yahoo.com

    from Somerdale, NJ

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Easy to Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

      It adapts the lens onto the camera, but lacks any electrical applications. I used it for a manual lens but didn't have any trouble. (Also other reviews seem to say it's not a tight or snug fit but I have not found this to be the case. Maybe other adapters have a more air tight fit but this one hasn't effected my photos at all. The thing fits on there pretty tight and doesn't shake or come loose at all.)

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      • No

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      5.0

      Great for video

      By Hnakkur

      from Iceland

      Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

      Love it

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      5.0

      Perfect for Manual Lenses

      By Ross

      from Bend, OR

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight
      • Price

      Cons

      • No Aperture Control

      Best Uses

      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Travel

      Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

      I bought this adapter to allow me to use canon EF mount lenses on my Sony FE - primarily a fully manual wide angle, but also some canon L-series primes.
      This adapter is PERFECT if you are only using fully manual lenses, and is still very good if you are happy to focus manually with other lenses. NOTE: you cannot change the aperture on canon lenses using this adapter, so be aware.
      For the price, I could not pass this up. Good build quality, feels solid, allows me to use a range of other lenses I already have with my sony mirrorless, and has a tripod mount.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Works As Described

      By Miguel

      from Toronto

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Easy to Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

          Fits tightly on my A6300. EF lens' fit tightly on it. Works as described.

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          2.0

          Most Basic adapter

          By Sergey of Field Guide

          from San Diego, Ca

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

          The adapter is pretty much a piece of metal that mounts your canon lenses and thats it. you cant adjust aperture,which is a big downside. other than that the adapter works. I wouldn't recommend this product to anyone, there are better options out there at the same price point.

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          3.0

          Not what I expected..

          By MaxAperture

          from Chicago, IL

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Flimsy Construction

          Best Uses

            Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

            A no-frills adapter for mounting your Canon EF/EFS lenses to your Sony e-Mount camera.

            PROS:

            -No electronics here which can sometimes be a good thing when you have a tricky lens (Helios 40-2 Canon Mount) camera (SONY A7X series) combination. They didn't want to play via my Fotodiox but cooperated with this adapter.

            CONS:

            -There is some play between the lens and the adapter. You can turn the lens slightly from side to side and though it didn't let go, this in conjunction with the easy to bump release button made me nervous.

            -The screws of the foot stick up into the adapter barrel. While this doesn't interfere with anything, it is a bit dodgy looking. If you want to remove the foot (and you can) you will have unplugged holes in the adapter.

            These cons resulted in my returning the adapter. I took the electronics out of my Fotodiox and use it instead.

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            • No

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            4.0

            I would buy this product again and again

            By Ivo

            from Brasil, SC

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Sports/Action
              • Video

              Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

              Sports, landscape, night.

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              • No

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              (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Not working

              By Gidi B

              from Tel Aviv

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Flimsy Construction

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

                  I got it for my Sony A6000, when the first one arrived, I could not mount & lock it. Sent it back. BH sent a replacement...It still does not mount and lock into place (which means the lens can fall off the mount), it wont AF or allow you to use F stop priority. To put it bluntly - its a waste of your money

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                  1.0

                  bad choice

                  By el chapo

                  from san pancho, Mexico

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable

                  Cons

                  • Flimsy Construction
                  • None

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

                    if you want ability to focus, set aperture, use stabilizer, this will do none of these. sending this back...now have Fotga ef efs nex which works on everything, is well made and much lower cost than some of the very, very expensive ones doing the same thing.. Yes, some lenses do badly with the focus, others are fine. If focus is important use the sony lenses.

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                    5.0

                    Great low price product

                    By Codyart

                    from Cincinnati,OH

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

                    This item was exactly what I was looking for to allow me to use some older Canon lenses with my Sony a7 camera. It worked great.

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                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    2.0

                    no cons?

                    By daniel j

                    from santa fe, nm

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Durable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

                        the killer of this adapter is one can only shoot a lens wide open..no lens control of any kind, no stabilizer , no autofocus. if you can live with nothing...this is your adaptor

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                        3.0

                        Can not even manual focus with Canon 24-105mm on Sony a7s

                        By Kikyolulu

                        from Washington, DC

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

                        It works for my other canon lens and sigma lens. But with 24-105, it's not focusing at all. Not usable.

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                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Very Useful

                        By Eve

                        from New York

                        About Me Casual Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Family Photos
                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Travel
                          • Weddings/Events

                          Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

                          I bought this to use with a Sony Alpha A6000 with a Canon 50mm lens. A great piece of gear! The only complain is it doesn't work with the new 50mm model, luckily I have the old one!

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          I would buy this product again

                          By chvbs

                          from CH

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy to Use

                          Cons

                          • Simple And Clever

                          Best Uses

                          • Family Photos
                          • Travel

                          Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

                          I need this product to connect my camera with other objectivs

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                          • No

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                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Tripod Collar = Removable! Aligns EF Lens Perfectly

                          By Nick

                          from Canada

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Aligns Lens Perfectly
                          • Removable Tripod Collar

                          Cons

                          • No Aperture Control
                          • No electronic contacts

                          Best Uses

                          • Video
                          • Weddings/Events

                          Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

                          Not sure why this was not brought up sooner. The TRIPOD COLLAR is REMOVABLE! Just remove the two Allan screws and presto!

                          I was also worried that this would not align properly with the EF glass (first generation adapters had the aperture rings upside down when mounted) but this one aligns the lens properly!!!

                          So I would have to say that this is the best dumb adapter for EF->E-Mount out there based on the two above attributes alone!

                          And personally I don't need any electronic control as I use this with my back-up Samyang/Rokinon lenses in case my native E-Mount lenses die in the field.

                          Think phone book when the internet is down or a pencil/paper when your tablet is out of power.

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          great for its price

                          By 3otared

                          from new york

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy to Use
                          • Good Video Quality
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

                              i used this adaptor with Schneider lenses on the sony A7s & was really satisfied with the outcome. theres was a bit of vignetting but for what i paid for it it held its own.
                              the plate mount is very useful because i wasn't worried about the incredibly heavy Schneider glass breaking my camera.

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                              5.0

                              No Vignette!

                              By Kyle the Filmmaker

                              from Atlanta, GA

                              About Me Pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Easy to Use
                              • Fits Camera And Lens Well
                              • Full Metal
                              • Great Picture Quality
                              • No Vignette

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Video

                                Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

                                This adapter is exactly what I've been looking for. It's solid metal and a perfect fit for my lenses. I use a set of Rokinon primes with manual aperture built in to the lens, so this adapter is exactly what I was looking for. Unlike other adapters, it creates zero vignette on my 24mm lens, which is wonderful! The threaded mounting point is also a nice added feature.

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                                5.0

                                Works great

                                By douginkeswick

                                from Keswick, Ontario

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Compact
                                • Durable
                                • Easy to Use

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Landscape/Scenery

                                  Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

                                  works as expected only down fall I have is no aperture or auto focus as expected. Next model up would have this. But it does exactly what I was looking for

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                                  3.0

                                  It works

                                  By Frenchie

                                  from Austin TX

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy to Use

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Video

                                    Comments about Vello Canon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter:

                                    It works okay, without the ability to get the autofocus. A manual lens is preferable to use with this adapter. Of course you could invest 12 times this amount of money to get another adapter with AF and everything, but the AF will be slow.
                                    I checked the construction inside, it look sturdy but I could see some strange particles and dust.
                                    The pin to mount/unmount the lens off the adapter has to be slide away instead of being pushed down.
                                    We will see how far down the road this adapter will go, I mainly use it for still videos that do not need autofocus on a sony A5100.

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