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VelloCanon EF/EF-S Lens to Sony E-Mount Camera Adapter
 
4.3

(based on 26 reviews)

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89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (18)
  • Durable (13)
  • Compact (11)
  • Lightweight (11)
  • Great picture quality (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Video (8)
  • Landscape/scenery (5)
  • Sports/action (4)
  • Travel (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro photographer (9), Photo enthusiast (6), Semi-pro photographer (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
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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

 

It works

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...Read complete review

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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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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        • No

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great adapter at a gereat price

        By Gear Guy

        from Minneapolis

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy to Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

            I use it to adapt my Tamron 90mm macro lens(Canon EF mount)unto my Sony a7 MII. For macro work do not need the auto focus and the tripod collar comes in handy. The a7 MII highlighting and magnification feature allows for easy manual focusing. Great adapter, nice fit snug but not too tight

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            1.0

            Can't adjust the F

            By nyorker

            from new york, NY

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

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              Cons

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

                  I bought this adapter and got very excited about until I found out that I am not able to adjust F stops since it doesn't allow you to do, for that reason I returned it.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Canon to Sony emount Adaptor

                  By Steve

                  from Boston MA

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

                  For many months I have searched for an inexpensive, reliable adaptor for my Sony a6000 and A7. Metabones was too expensive while others did not have good reviews. Along came Bello. Wow !!!!! Superb picture quality .Rarely with chromatic aberration. Both my Canon 50mm 1.4 and 85 1.8 took superb pics in manual mode, which I have not used for years.
                  Vello's easy connection to both my Sony's . Tight connection, easy mounting to camera body and easy facilitation of my Canons.

                  I would recommend this adaptor. Worth way more than I paid. Thank you B&H.

                  Steve C. (Advanced amateur).

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                  3.0

                  Cheap and works, but needs shimming

                  By Anthony

                  from Chicago, IL

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Flimsy Construction

                  Best Uses

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

                    Adapter is well build, all metal, etc etc. Simple "dumb" adapter.

                    Fits perfectly ON my A7S (tight fit, but not too tight) but on all my EF lenses, there was play between the adapter and the lens mounts.

                    A simple strip of packing tape (that's how close it was, didn't need much) on the face of the adapter solved the problem...the old gaffers tape shim job! (except in this case, thin packing tape)

                    So it works, but only because I made it work. Now its 100% fine

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                    4.0

                    Works for me

                    By Jaymes

                    from Los Angeles, CA

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Compact
                    • Easy to Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

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

                        Easy to get on my a7S. I don't use any features like auto-focus or auto-iris so this is all I need. The only negative I have noticed is that a few of my lenses don't lock in tightly. There's a slight jiggle, very slight, but not where it would affect the picture or the lens could fall off. It could be the lens mount though.

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                        4.0

                        Able to use canon lens

                        By Sdubya

                        from Hot Springs Ar

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy to Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

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

                            Bought the Sony A6000 which I love. Had a few canon lens which I hated to give up. This was the perfect answer . Fits well. For the price can't beat it. Have to use manual mode but so far that has not been problem

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                            5.0

                            Deal!

                            By Subbieman

                            from Fairbanks

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

                            Picked this up from the used dept. for $ and I gotta say the fit and finish is excellent. I've only tried it with a Canon 14mm f2.8L and the corners were bright, it also had no issue focusing to infinity. Great deal!

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                            5.0

                            Works surprisingly well

                            By #SDigitalStudios

                            from Houston, TX

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy to Use
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Family Photos
                              • Sports/Action
                              • Travel
                              • Video
                              • Weddings/Events

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

                              This device is straight forward, snaps right on the front of the camera, your canon EF lenses fit right on after. It definitely takes your pictures or videos to the next level making a good thing even better.

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                              5.0

                              Stable lens adapter for low price

                              By Al

                              from Rio Rancho, New Mexico

                              About Me Pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Compact
                              • Durable
                              • Easy to Use
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

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

                                  This adapter feels very solid with an 85mm Canon lens mounted on my Sony A7R camera. It doesn't have any electrical communication with the body of my camera so it has to be used in manual mode however the alternative adapters cost 10 times more. I especially like the built in tripod mount which removes a great deal of stress from the mount on the camera.

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                                  3.0

                                  It works, but it's not pretty

                                  By Aizick

                                  from Toronto, ON

                                  About Me Pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Durable

                                  Cons

                                  • Bulky

                                  Best Uses

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

                                    The adapter does everything it says, but mounting it, especially the first time, takes a lot of force and made me concerned it would damage the camera and lens.Though it does allow electronic controls, remember that does not prevent a Canon lens from having snapping aperture values. You'll need a variable ND to get smooth exposure changes.

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                                    2.0

                                    Too tight to mount Canon EF lens.

                                    By Bill

                                    from Atlanta

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

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

                                          I tried to mount my canon EF/EF-s lens to the adaptor to Sony A6000. The adaptor can easily mont on the A6000 but it is too tight for my EF lens to mount on it. I tried 4-5 EF lens. My EF-S lens can easily mount on the adaptor but the STM lens ( 10-18mm and 40mm) can't manual focus because they require power from the camera.

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                                          5.0

                                          Great addition for the a7r

                                          By Curious Eye

                                          from Leeds, Maryland

                                          About Me Pro Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy to Use

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Landscape/Scenery

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

                                            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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                                            • No

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                                            4.0

                                            Great way to use EF / EF-S lenses on NEX

                                            By A6000 user

                                            from New York, NY

                                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Cheap
                                            • Compact
                                            • Durable
                                            • Easy to Use
                                            • Lightweight

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

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

                                                I have an old Canon Rebel T1i and wanted a way to use my old lenses after getting a Sony A6000. This adapter fits the bill and while it doesn't allow auto focus or aperture adjustments (You'll be shooting wide open), the Canon lenses work well on it. The A6000 has focus peaking, so manual focus is not too bad. Good for subjects that are not super fast moving, and it means I don't have to sell off all my Canon lenses. The NEX lenses are much more compact, so I don't end up taking the Canon lenses with me often, but now at least the option is there if I need it.

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                                                5.0

                                                Great option for the price

                                                By Keith

                                                from Raleigh, NC

                                                About Me Pro Photographer

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

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

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Video

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

                                                  I bought this as a much less expensive alternative to the competitor and it has been great.

                                                  The first one I got was fitting too tightly so I called Vello and their customer service was fantastic. They said it is rare but it happens. Between them and B&H I was easily able to return and get a replacement which is working wonderfully.

                                                  Well worth the money!

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                                                  5.0

                                                  Great for manual lenses

                                                  By Mendez

                                                  from New York City

                                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Compact
                                                  • Easy to Use

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Landscape/Scenery
                                                    • Video

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

                                                    I use this for my Sony NEX7 with cine lenses which are manual already so it was a cheap solution that works great. Obviously if you have auto focus lenses you might want to look into a more expensive option but for manual / cine lenses this is the perfect fit.

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                                                    5.0

                                                    Fits like a glove on my VG20

                                                    By Naples_vidiot

                                                    from Naples, Florida

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

                                                    Fits like it was made by Sony.. Now I can use a few of my Canon lenses.

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                                                    4.0

                                                    Works as Expected

                                                    By SonyCanon

                                                    from The Woodlands, Tx

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

                                                    Very easy to set up out of the box. Attaching and removal are easy and straightforward. A great way to sharpen your manual focusing skills. It even has an attached mount for tripod for your bigger lenses.

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